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Gujarati Kartik Month 2024 – Kartak Maas Hindu Gujarat Calendar 2024

Kartik Maas, or Kartak Month, is the first month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Kartik Month 2024 in Gujarati Calendar begins on November 2 to December 1. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the Vikram Year 2081 begins on the first day of Kartik month. Gujarati New Year is marked on November 2.

Some of the important festivals in the month include Bhai Bij (November 3), Labh Pancham (November 6) and Tulsi Vivah  (November 12 to November 15) and Dev Diwali (November 15).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kartik Maas
Prabodhini Ekadasi – November 12
Utpatti Ekadasi – November 26

Kartik Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – November 13
Pradosh – November 28

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Kartik Mahina is on November 18 – 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 2024 (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 1 to November 15.
Kartik Month 2024 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 16 to December 1.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Kartik month 2024
  • Kartik Poonam or Full moon day is on November 15, 2024. 
  • The Purnima begins at 6:19 AM on November 15 and ends at 2:58 AM on November 16. 
  • Tripurari Purnima is observed on Nov 15. 
  • Purnima Vrat is on November 15.
  • Kartik Snan ends. 
  • Tulsi Puja ends.
Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Kartik month 2024
Kartak Amas or No moon day is on December 1. The Amavasi begins at 10:30 AM on November 30 and ends at 11:51 AM on December 1.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Kartik Mahina
November 2 - Annakut Utsav
November 2  - Gujarati New Year
November 3 – Bhai Beej
November 3 - Yam Dwitiya
November 6 – Labh Pancham
November 12 to 15 – Tulsi Vivah
November 14 - Vaikunta Chaturdasi
November 15 – Dev Diwali
November 15 – Tripurari Purnima

It must be noted that Kartik Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on October 18 and ends on November 15, 2024..

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.