Kartik Mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in
Maharashtra. Kartik Mahina 2014 in Marathi calendar is from October 24 to November 22. Various pujas dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu are performed in the month. Kartik Ekadasi Pandarpur Yatra (November 3) is observed in this month. Tulsi Vivah and puja (November 3 to November 6) is another important ritual in the month. The second day of the Kartik month is also dedicated Bhai Dooj.
Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Kartik Mahina is on November 10 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:01 PM – Indian Standard Time.
Kartik Mahina Shukla Paksha and
Kartik Mahina 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 24 to November 6, 2014.
Kartik Month 2014 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 7 to November 22, 2014.
Purnima or full moon in Marathi Kartik Mahina in 2014Kartik Pournima or Full moon day is on November 6, 2014. The Purnima begins at 5:35 PM on November 6 and ends at 3:52 PM on November 7. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Kartik Snan ends. Tulsi Puja ends.
Amavasi in Kartik Mahina 2014 in Marathi Calendar
Kartik Amavasya or No moon day is on November 22. The Amavasi begins at 6:42 PM on November 21 and ends at 6:02 PM on November 22.
Marathi Kartik Mahina Ekadasi
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 3 – Kartik Ekadasi and Pandarpur Yatra – Tulsi Vivah Begins
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 18
Kartik Mahina Pradosh
Pradosha – November 4
Pradosh - November 20
Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Kartik Month in 2014
Bhau Beej – October 25
Yam Dwitiya – October 25
Pandarpur Kartik Yatra – November 3
Tripurari Purnima – November 6
Kalbhairav Jayanti – November 14
Alandi Yatra – November 18
Sant Janeshwar Samadhi Utsav – November 20
Note - Kartik Mahina in North Indian calendars began on October 9 and ends on November 6, 2014.
Note – Kartik Month in Telugu, Gujarati and Kannada calendar is similar to Marathi Calendar.
Next month in Marathi calendar is the Margashirsh Month.