Kannada Kartik Masa 2016 – Kartika Month in Calendar in Karnataka in 2016



Kartika Masa is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar and Panchanga followed in Karnataka. Kartik Masa 2016 begins on October 31 to November 29. Bali Padyami is observed on October 31 and is an important ritual during Diwali.

Shiva Pradosha Fasting Dates in Kannada Kartik Masa are:
Pradosh – November 12 Shani Pradosh
Pradosh – November 26 Shani Pradosh

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesh in Kartik Masa 2016 is on November 17 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:53 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kannada Kartik Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Masa Kannada calendar 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 31 to November 14.
Kannada Kartheeka Masam 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 15 to November 29, 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kannada Kartika Masa:
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 10
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 25

Purnima in Kannada Kartik Masa 
Kartik Purnima or Full moon day is on on November 14, 2016. The Purnima begins at 11:18 PM on November 13 and ends at 7:22 PM on November 14. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Kartik Snan ends. Tulsi Puja ends. Purnima Vrat is on November 14. Bhishma Panchak Vrat also ends on the day.  Kartik Snana ends on November 14.

Amavasi in Kannada Kartika Masa 
Kartik Amavasya or No moon day is on November 29. The Amavasi begins at 3:20 PM on November 28 and ends at 5:47 PM on November 29. The day is observed as Chatti Amavasya

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Kartika Masa:
October 31 – Bali Padyami
November 1 - Yama Dwitiya
November 10 to November 14 – Bhishma Panchak Vrat
November 11 to November 14 – Tulsi Vivah
November 13 – Vaikunta Chaturdashi
November 21 - Kalbhairav Ashtami

NoteKartik month in North Indian calendars began on October 17 and ends on November 14, 2016.

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

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Margashira Month.