Chatti Amavasya



Chatti Amavasya is the no moon day in Kartik month as per traditional Kannada Calendar followed in Karnataka. The day is also significance to certain Hindu communities in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Chatti Amavasya 2014 date is November 22. The day is of importance to the Vishwakarma Samaj in Karnataka.

A festival dedicated to Hindu God Vishwakarma, the divine architect of the universe, is observed on the day by certain Hindu communities.

Those working in the field of carpentry, masonry and making a living with tools and machines observe the day.

Special rituals and puja are held at the famous Shri Kalika Devi Temple at Sirsangi near Belgaum in Karnataka.