Kartika Masa is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar and Panchanga followed in Karnataka. Kartik Masa 2014 begins on October 24 to November 22. Bali Padyami is observed on October 24 and is an important ritual during Diwali.
Shiva Pradosha Fasting Dates in Kannada Kartik Masa are:
Pradosha – November 4
Pradosh - November 20
Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesh in Kartik Masa 2014 is on November 10 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:01 PM – Indian Standard Time.
Kannada Kartik Masa Shukla Paksha and
Kartik Masa Kannada calendar 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 24 to November 6, 2014.
Kannada Kartheeka Masam 2014 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 7 to November 22, 2014.
Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kannada Kartika Masa:
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 3
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 18
Purnima in Kannada Kartik Masa
Kartik Purnima or Full moon day is on November 6, 2014. The Purnima begins at 4:41 AM on November 6 and ends at 3:18 AM on November 6. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 6. Bhishma Panchak Vrat also ends on the day. Kartik Snana ends on November 6.
Amavasi in Kannada Kartika Masa
Kartik Amavasya or No moon day is on November 22. The Amavasi begins at 6:07 PM on November 21 and ends at 5:35 PM on November 22. The day is observed as Chatti Amavasya
The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Kartika Masa:
October 24 –
October 25 – Yama Dwitiya
November 3 to November 6 – Bhishma Panchak Vrat
November 4 – Tulsi Dwadashi Puja
November 5 – Vaikunta Chaturdashi
November 14 – Kalbhairav Ashtami
Note - Kartika month in North Indian calendars began on October 9 and ends on November 6, 2014.
Note – Kartik Month in Marathi, Gujarati and Telugu calendar is similar to Kannada Calendar.
Next month in Kannada calendar is the Margashira Month.