Significance of Kartik Maas: Here are some dos & don’ts to seek blessings of Lord Vishnu

According to Gregorian Calendar Kartik Maas is starting on October 29, 2023 till November 27, 2023.

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Kartik Maas (Kartik Month) is the eighth month of the Hindu lunar calendar, and it is considered to be the most sacred month of the year. It is a time for Hindus to focus on their spiritual practice and to deepen their connection to God.

According to Gregorian Calendar Kartik Maas is starting on October 29, 2023 till November 27, 2023.

There are many reasons why Kartik month is so significant. First, it is believed the month in which Lord Vishnu was born. Lord Vishnu is one of the most important deities in Hinduism, and he is worshipped as the preserver of the universe.

Second, Kartik Maas is the month in which Lord Krishna performed many of his most famous pastimes. For example, it is the month in which he lifted Govardhana Hill to protect the people of Vrindavana from the wrath of Indra, and it is the month in which he defeated the demon Narakasura.

Third, Kartik Maas is the month in which the Tulsi plant is worshipped. Tulsi is a sacred plant that is believed to have many medicinal and spiritual benefits.

Fourth, it is a month in which many important Hindu festivals are celebrated, including Diwali, Karwa Chauth, Chhath Puja and Tulsi Vivaah.

How to attain spiritual connectivity with God?

During Kartik Maas, Hindus observe many different religious practices. Some people fast for the entire month, while others fast on certain days of the week. Many people also take extra time to pray and meditate during this month.

Kartik Maas is a time for Hindus to reflect on their lives and to make a commitment to spiritual growth. It is a time to let go of negative thoughts and emotions, and to focus on developing positive qualities such as love, compassion, and forgiveness.

Here are some of the benefits of observing Kartik Maas:

It is believed that if someone increase spiritual merit and devotion, it helps to cleanse the soul and remove sins. 
Spiritually connecting with God not only brings peace and happiness to one’s life but also help to improve one's health and well-being.

Overall, Kartik month is a very special time for Hindus. It is a time to focus on one's spiritual practice and to connect with God on a deeper level.

Dos and Don’ts in Kartik Maas

There are many things that one can do in Kartik month, both religious and non-religious. Here are a few suggestions:

Religious practices:

  • Wake up early in the morning and take a bath in a holy river or lake, if possible.
  • Worship Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi, and offer them diyas, flowers, and prasad.
  • Chant the names of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi, or recite the Bhagavad Gita or other sacred texts.
  • Fast on certain days of the week, or for the entire month.
  • Visit temples and participate in religious festivals.

Non-religious practices:

  • Spend time in nature and appreciate the beauty of the world around you.
  • Meditate or practice yoga to calm your mind and body.
  • Read books or articles about spirituality and personal growth.
  • Help others and volunteer your time to a worthy cause.
  • Spend time with your loved ones and nurture your relationships.
  • Ultimately, the best way to observe Kartik month is to do things that make you feel spiritually connected and that bring you peace and happiness.

Here are some additional tips for observing Kartik Mass:

  • Avoid eating meat, eggs, and onions.
  • Avoid alcohol and other intoxicants.
  • Practice celibacy.
  • Be kind and compassionate to all living beings.
  • Forgive others and let go of any negative thoughts or emotions.

By following these tips, you can make the most of Kartik month and reap its many benefits.

(Disclaimer: This information has been collected from various mediums like astrologers, almanacs, beliefs or religious scriptures and has been presented to you. Please consult experts while making related decisions. TopIndianNews does not hold accountability for this information.)