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Gujarati Kartik Month 2023 – Kartak Maas Hindu Gujarat Calendar 2023

Kartik Maas, or Kartak Month, is the first month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Kartik Month 2023 in Gujarati Calendar begins on November 14 to December 12. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the Vikram Year 2080 begins on the first day of Kartik month. Gujarati New Year is marked on November 14.

Some of the important festivals in the month include Bhai Bij (November 15), Labh Pancham (November 18) and Tulsi Vivah  (November 23 to November 27) and Dev Diwali (November 27).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kartik Maas
Prabodhini Ekadasi – November 23
Utpatti Ekadasi – December 9

Kartik Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – November 24
Pradosh – December 10

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Kartik Mahina is on November 30 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:30 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kartik Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padvo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Month Sud Padvo in 2023 (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 14 to November 27.
Kartik Month 2023 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 28 to December 12.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Kartik month 2023
  • Kartik Poonam or Full moon day is on November 27, 2023. 
  • The Purnima begins at 3:54 PM on November 26 and ends at 2:46 PM on November 827. 
  • Tripurari Purnima is observed on Nov 26. 
  • Purnima Vrat is on November 26.
  • Kartik Snan ends. 
  • Tulsi Puja ends.
Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Kartik month 2023
Kartak Amas or No moon day is on December 12. The Amavasi begins at 6:25 AM on December 12 and ends at 5:02 AM on December 13.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Kartik Mahina
November 13 - Annakut Utsav
November 14  - Gujarati New Year
November 15 – Bhai Beej
November 15 - Yam Dwitiya
November 18 – Labh Pancham
November 23 to 27 – Tulsi Vivah
November 26 - Vaikunta Chaturdasi
November 27 – Dev Diwali
November 27 – Tripurari Purnima

It must be noted that Kartik Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on October 29 and ends on November 27, 2023.

Kartik Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Gujarati calendar but it is only the eighth month in these calendars in the Hindu year.

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Maghshar Month.