Definition of Kartik
1. Noun. The eighth month of the Hindu calendar.
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Literary usage of Kartik
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon: Including the by John Murray (Firm) (1903)
"Bali Pratipada is held on the 1st day of kartik, when Hindus fill a basket with ... kartik Ekadashi, held on the llth of kartik, in honour of Vishnu, ..."
2. The Prem Sagur by Lallu Lal, W. Hollings (1863)
"By lucky accident, while they were engaged in propitiation, the pleasure giving season, including Assin and kartik came. From the time the month of kartik ..."
3. Bombay High Court Reports: Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Bombay by High Court of Judicature, Bombay (Presidency), William Ellerker Hart (1872)
"... for should the rain fall continually the timo will be lost." There was, therefore, a good reason for fixing the end of kartik, or middle of November, ..."
4. Benares, the Sacred City: Sketches of Hindu Life and Religion by Ernest Binfield Havell (1905)
"Hindu, he wished to worship Krishna in the month of kartik, but found the fasting so irksome that he begged Krishna to relax the rule in ..."