Definition of Karttika
1. Noun. The eighth month of the Hindu calendar.
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Literary usage of Karttika
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chinese Researches: First Part, Chinese Chronology & Cycles by Thomas Fergusson (1880)
""Warren, op: cit: page 213, after mentioning that karttika and others, are the names of tho 12 years of Jupiter's cycle says :—" It may be remarked that in ..."
2. The Rites of the Twice-born by Sinclair Stevenson (1920)
"karttika Sudi falls either in the last week of our month ot October or in the first week of November. On this autumnal New Year's Day the Mound of Food ..."
3. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"It has been unanimously accepted by all the astronomers that, with the commencement of the solar month karttika, the sun enters in the second half of the ..."
4. Hinduism by Monier Monier-Williams (1882)
"... moon and four following days of karttika, in honour of Vishnu's wife Lakshmi, ... full moon of the month karttika (October-November), a festival kept ..."
5. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1994)
"... of karttika in Saka 1548 = 23 October 1626. BORI 949 of 1886/92. 46ff. ... of karttika in Sarri. 1738 = ca. 17 November 1681. Incomplete. ..."
6. The Institutes of Vishnu by Julius Jolly (1900)
"The month karttika is sacred to the god Agni. 2. Agni is the first of all gods. 3. Therefore is that man purified from every sin committed during the past ..."