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Noun1.Karttika - the eighth month of the Hindu calendar
Hindu calendar - the lunisolar calendar governing the religious life of Hindus; an extra month is inserted after every month in which there are two new moons (once every three years)
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
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fines for theft and misdemeanors (pakal), for the ten offences, and likewise what is known as the property of persons without heir--these are to be paid to the guild there in the month of Karttika .
The months of the Indian year are, in order, Caitra, Vaisakha, Jyaistha, Asadha, Sravana, Bhadrapada, Asvina, Karttika, Margasirsa, Pausya, Magha and Phalguna.
On Thursday, the third day of clear fortnight in the month of karttika of Nepal Samvat 822, the people (the ones who fell the tree) were sent to fell the trees in the jungle.
It takes place over a five-day period covering the last three days of the Hindu month of Asvina to the second day of Karttika.