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Kartik Mahina in 2017 in Hindi Calendar in North India - Kartik Month 2017

Kartik mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Kartik Month 2017 begins on October 6 and ends on November 4. Karva Chauth and Diwali are the most important festivals observed in this month. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The current year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2074.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Kartik Month 2017 is on October 8. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:05 PM. This particular Chaturthi is also observed as Karva Chauth.

Kartik Month 2017 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Kartik Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from October 6 to October 19, 2017
Kartik Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from October 20, 2017 to November 4.

Kartik month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Rama Ekadasi – October 15
Prabodhini Ekadasi – October 31

Kartik month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – October 17
Pradosh – November 1

Kartik Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on October 19, 2017.
The Amavasi begins at 11:06 PM on October 18, 2017 and ends at 11:14 PM on October 19, 2017. Diwali and Lakshmi Puja are held on October 19, 2017.

Kartik Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on November 4, 2017. The Purnima begins at 12:26 PM on November 3 and ends at 10:52 AM on November 4. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 3.

Festivals and auspicious days in Kartik Month 2017 in North India
Karva Chauth – October 8
Ahoi Ashtami – October 12
Govatsa Dwadasi – October 216
Vasu Baras – October 16
Dhanteras – October 17
Dhanvantri Jayanti – October 17
Yam Deepdan – October 17
Kali Chaudas – October 18
Diwali – October 19
Lakshmi Puja – October 19
Govardhan Puja – October 20
Bhai Dhooj – October 21
Pandav Panchami – October 24
Chatth Puja - October 23 to October 7
Gopashtami - October 8
Awala Navami - October 29
Akshaya Navami - October 29
Kushmanda Navami – October 29
Vaikunta Chaturdasi – November 3
Tulsi Vivah – October 31to November 4

Note - It must be noted that Kartik month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on October 20 and ends on November 18, 2017.

Kartik, also known as Kartak, is the first month in Gujarati Calendar and the Gujarati New Year is celebrated on the first day of the month. It is on October 20, 2017.

Next month in North Indian Hindu calendar is the Margashirsh month.