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Vikram Samvat 2068 – Gujarati New Year in 2011

Vikram Samvat 2068, or Hindu Vikram New Year 2068, is the first day of the financial New Year in North India and New Year Day in Gujarat. Vikram Samvat 2068 begins on October 27, 2011. Gujarati New Year is celebrated on the day after Diwali and is also known as Vikram Samvatsar and Hindu New Year in the respective regions.
Vikram Samvat calendar is also known as Vikram Calendar or Vikram Samvat and a month is calculated from new moon to the previous day before next new moon.

Vikram Era was started in 57 BC by Emperor Vikramaditya as a commemoration of his victory upon the Shaks. This victory took place at Ujjain, one among the four places associated with Kumbha Mela. This Hindu calendar is also known as Vikram Samvant and begins with the Month Kartik or Kartak In Gujarat, Diwali is held on the final day of the Vikram Calendar and the next day marks the beginning of the New Year and is also referred as Padva or Nutan Varsh or Bestu Varash.

In the Hindu calendar popularly used in North Indi…

Today is Diwali November 5, 2010 – Important Rituals and Pujas on Diwali day

Happy Diwali Ganesh, Lakshmi and Kuber Puja is the most important puja on Diwali day. But apart from this there are numerous other rituals and festivals that are held on the day. Here is a list of pujas and rituals and festivals observed on Diwali day on November 5, 2010 Abhyanga Snan – Ritual bathing during Diwali Yama Tarpanam – For dead Ancestors Naraka Chaturdasi – Deepavali celebrations in South India Kali Puja – Worship of Goddess Kali in Bengal Sharda Puja – Dedicated to Goddess Saraswati Lakshmi Puja – Worship of Goddess Lakshmi Kamala Mahavidya Jayanti – Worship of Goddess Kamala – Tantric worship of Goddess Lakshmi Tihar Festival – Diwali in Nepal Chopda Puja – Muhurat Puja in Gujarat and Rajasthan

Gujarati Kartik Month 2017 – Kartak Maas Hindu Gujarat Calendar 2017

Kartik Maas, or Kartkam Month, is the first month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat, India. Kartik Month 2017 in Gujarati Calendar begins on October 20 to November 18. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the Vikram Year 2074 begins on the first day of Kartik month. Gujarati New Year is marked on October 320.

Some of the important festivals in the month include Labh Pancham (October 25) and Tulsi Vivah (November 1 to November 4) and Dev Diwali (November 4).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kartik Maas Prabodini Ekadasi – October 31 Uttpati Ekadasi – November14

Kartik Mahina Pradosh Pradosh – November 1  Pradosh – November 15 
Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Kartik Mahina is on November 7 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:07 PM – Indian Standard Time. As it is Tuesday, there is Angarak Yog.

Kartik Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Kartik Month Sud Padavo in 2017 (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 20 to November 4, 201…