Karthigai is the most important festival of lamps which is mostly celebrated by Tamil people. The Deepam lamp is considered an auspicious symbol. On this day, Tamil people are doing puja, fast and worshipping Lord Shiva and Lord Murugan. This festival is also celebrated with great enthusiasm by Tamil-Hindus. It is called Masik Karthigai (मासिक कार्तिगई) and celebrated every month during Kartik Nakshatra. On Monthly Karthigai, taking blessings of Lord-Shiva (भगवान शिव) and Lord-Murugan is of great importance and that is why devotees start worshiping on this day early in the morning after performing their daily tasks. Here in this post, you can check the Upcoming festival of Karthigai Deepam date as observed by Tiruvannamalai temple. This year Karthigai Deepam 2022 is coming on 6 December, 2022, Tuesday.
It is a religious history that Lord Shiva had converted himself into a Jyot form on Karthigai Deepam. That's why Lord Shiva is worshiped in the form of divine light on this day. It is believed that Monthly Karthigai is the oldest festival celebrated in South India. This festival is also known as Kartikai Bahamotsav. They are light traditional earthen oil lamps for a peaceful, prosperous and healthy future. Checkout the when is Karthigai Deepam (कार्तिगाई दीपम) in 2022 and list of Masik Karthigai Date 2022 with time and nakshatra days schedule calendar.
Karthigai Deepam 2022 Date and Time
- Karthigai Deepam on Tuesday, December 6, 2022
- Karthigai Nakshathram Starts - 08:38 AM on Dec 06, 2022
- Karthigai Nakshathram Ends - 10:25 AM on Dec 07, 2022
Masik Karthigai 2022 - Festival Dates List and Nakshatra Days
|Masik Karthigai Date||Day||Festival Name|
|January 13, 2022||Thursday||Masik Karthigai|
|February 9, 2022||Wednesday||Masik Karthigai|
|March 8, 2022||Tuesday||Masik Karthigai|
|April 4, 2022||Monday||Masik Karthigai|
|May 2, 2022||Monday||Masik Karthigai|
|May 29, 2022||Sunday||Masik Karthigai|
|June 25, 2022||Saturday||Masik Karthigai|
|July 23, 2022||Saturday||Masik Karthigai|
|August 19, 2022||Friday||Masik Karthigai|
|September 15, 2022||Thursday||Masik Karthigai|
|October 13, 2022||Thursday||Masik Karthigai|
|November 9, 2022||Wednesday||Karthigai Deepam|
|December 6, 2022||Tuesday||Masik Karthigai|
Masik Karthigai Puja Vidhi (कार्तिगाई पूजा एवं व्रत विधि)
- Get up early in the morning on this day in an auspicious Brahma Muhurta (ब्रह्ममुहूर्त में उठें).
- After finishing the bath, take a vow of Karthigai fast in front of God.
- Thereafter, worship Lord Shiva with true devotion (भगवान शिव जी की पूजा).
- Worship Lord Shiva with white flowers, lamp, fruits, incense sticks, perfume, honey, cannabis, datura etc.
- Light an earthen lamp in front of Lord Shiva.
- After this, observe a fast for the whole day remembering Lord Shiva (भगवान शिव का स्मरण करते हुए व्रत करें).
- Recite Shiva Kavach or path together (शिव कवच का पाठ करें).
- In the end pray after the aarti.
- Keep fast throughout the day, as per physical capacity.
- In the evening, invoke (आह्वान) Lord Shiva by lighting a lamp at an auspicious time.
- Pray to him for the well being of your family (परिवार के कुशल मंगल की प्रार्थना करें).
- After that take food food. On the next day, after completing the worship, break the Masik Karthigai fast.