Kannada Kartik Masa 2013 – Kartheeka Month in Calendar in Karnataka in 2013

Kartheeka Masa is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar and Panchanga followed in Karnataka. Kartik Masa 2013 begins on November 4 to December 2   Bali Padyami is observed on November 4 and is an important ritual during Diwali.

Shiva Pradosha Fasting Dates in Kannada Kartik Masa are:
Pradosha – November 14
Shani Pradosh - November 30

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesh in Kartik Masa 2013 is on November 21.

Kannada Kartik Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Masa Kannada calendar 2013 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 4 to November 17, 2013.
Kannada Kartheeka Masam 2013 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 18 to December 2, 2013.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kannada Kartika Masa:
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 13
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 29

Purnima in Kannada Kartik Masa 
Kartik Purnima or Full moon day is on November 17, 2013. The Purnima begins at 6:57 PM on November 14 and ends at 7:25 PM on November 17. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 17. Bhishma Panchak Vrat also ends on the day.  Kartik Snana ends on November 28.

Amavasi in Kannada Kartika Masa 
Kartik Amavasya or No moon day is on December 2. The Amavasi begins at 7:40 AM on December 2 and ends at 5:54 AM on December 3. The day is observed as Chatti Amavasya

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Kartika Masa:
November 4 – Bali Padyami
November 5 – Yama Dwitiya
November 13 to November 17 – Bhishma Panchak Vrat
November 14 – Tulsi Dwadashi Puja
November 16 – Vaikunta Chaturdashi
November 25 – Kalbhairav Ashtami

Note - Kartika month in North Indian calendars began on October 19 and ends on November 17, 2013.

Note – Kartik Month in Marathi, Gujarati and Telugu calendar is similar to Kannada Calendar.

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Margashira Month.