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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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All already established customs such as puttige [...] 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.
2; XVII.1] tal pratica recebia o nome de vassAvAsa que era iniciada no 13 dia da lua crescente de Asadha e terminava na lua cheia do mes de Karttika. No inicio as habitacoes monasticas teriam sido celas ou cabanas, individuais--e a enfase esteve voltada ao isolamento ascetico.
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.
samvat, Karttika comes before Caitra whereas in Caitradi samvat.
Starting with a description of the daily ritual observances of the temple, the authors then provide an account of the principal festival of Tiruvannamalai, conjoined with the Karttika mahadipa, the celebration of Siva's manifestation as Lingodbhava.