As per naarad puraan kaartak (or kaarttik) maas
is a month of great mahatva
(glory) because of the following features:
- On sud ekaadasi, that is the 11th day of the first half of the month,
vishnu-dev awakens from his sleep which was commenced in last year's aaso
- Because this ekaadasi day is so pavitra (sacred),
this ekaadasi is called prabodhinii
ekaadasi. Those who observes fast on this ekaadasi does
attain moksh and is never born in any of the 84,000 wombs again.
- A person who performs krrcchra tapasya or
praajaapatya vrat in the kaartak
maas or observes fast on alternate days or for the whole of the month
attains vaikunth which is the domain of
- sud navem, that is the 9th day
of the first half the month, is an aKSHay navem.
Benefits or karma-phal of
whatever vrat or punya
(meritorious) karma performed on an aKSHay tithi
(day) stays eternal with the performer of the karma....so
on coming Wednesday, November 13th do not forget to do something dharmik
and of showing your bhakti to and
faith in our creator brhmah to
perfrom sevaa to brhmah's
- kaartak month is the end of the
chaaturmaas meaning 4 months of rainy season.....
Prajaapati Vishva Aashram Foundation,
with our creator brhmah's blessing, will present a detailed account of the mahatva
(glory) of kaartak maas in the following days.....but keep on
doing a lot of punya karma this month.....
.....om tat sat..
....om shaanti shaanti shaanti....