Marathi Kartik Mahina in 2016 – Kartik Month in Maharashtra Calendar in 2016



Kartik Mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Kartik Mahina 2016 in Marathi calendar is from October 31 to November 29. Various pujas dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu are performed in the month. Kartik Ekadasi Pandarpur Yatra (November 10) is observed in this month. Tulsi Vivah and puja (November 10 to November 14) 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 17 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:53 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kartik Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Mahina 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 31 to November 14, 2016.
Kartik Month 2016Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 15 to November 29, 2016.

Purnima or full moon in Marathi Kartik Mahina in 2016
Kartik Pournima or Full moon day is 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.

Amavasi in Kartik Mahina 2016 in Marathi Calendar
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.

Marathi Kartik Mahina Ekadasi
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 10 – Kartik Ekadasi and Pandarpur Yatra – Tulsi Vivah Begins
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 25

Kartik Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – November 12 Shani Pradosh
Pradosh – November 26 Shani Pradosh

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Kartik Month in 2016
Bali Pratipada – October 31
Bhau Beej – November 1
Yam Dwitiya – November 1
Pandarpur Kartik Yatra – November 10
Vaikunta Chaturdasi - November 13
Tripurari Purnima – November 14
Kalbhairav Jayanti – November 21
Alandi Yatra – November 25
Sant Janeshwar Samadhi Utsav – November 27

Note - Kartik Mahina in North Indian calendars began on October 17 and ends on November 14, 2016.

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

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Margashirsh Month.