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Nepali Calendar is also known as Nepali Patro is a Bikram Sambat Calendar.
Bikram Sambat, which is abbreviated as B.S. is believed to be initiated by King Vikramaditya. King Vikramaditya of Ujjain started Bikram Samvat in 57 BC and it is believed that this calendar follows his victory over the Saka in 56 B.C.
Bikram Sambat, (Devanagari script: बिक्रमसंवत) is the official calendar of Nepal.
In addition to that Nepal also uses the Gregorian, Nivari, and Nepal Sambat calenders.
In Nepal, A year is वर्ष (Barsha), a month is महिना (Mahina), a week is known as हप्ता (Hapta), and Day as in 'Wednesday' is called बुधवार (Budhavāra). Also, a day is 'दिन' (din).
The Bikram Sambat calendar is 56.7 years ahead of the solar Gregorian calendar.
The new year in Nepali Calendar begins in the month of Baisakh, which is in April or May months in Gregorian calendar. The year ends with the Chaitra month i.e. March, April time in Gregorian Calendar.
Nepali Date to English Date: Subtract - 56 Years - 8 Months - 17 Days
English Date to Nepali: Add - 56 Years - 8 Months - 17 Days
The Nepalese calendar consists of 12 months, with the number of days in a month ranging from 28 to 32.
|S.N.||Nepali Month||In Nepali||Days||Gregorian Months|
|1||Baishakh||बैशाख||30/31||Mid April to Mid May|
|2||Jestha||जेष्ठ or जेठ||31/32||Mid May to Mid June|
|3||Asar||आषाढ or असार||31/32||Mid June to Mid July|
|4||Shrawan||श्रावण or साउन||31/32||Mid July to Mid August|
|5||Bhadra||भाद्र or भदौ||31/32||Mid August to Mid September|
|6||Asoj||आश्विन or असोज||30/31||Mid September to Mid October|
|7||Kartik||कार्तिक||29/30||Mid October to Mid November|
|8||Mangsir||मार्ग or मंसिर||29/30||Mid November to Mid December|
|9||Poush||पौष or पुष||29/30||Mid December to Mid January|
|10||Magh||माघ||29/30||Mid January to Mid February|
|11||Falgun||फाल्गुन or फागुन||29/30||Mid February to Mid March|
|12||Chaitra||चैत्र or चैत||30/31||Mid March to Mid April|
The week begins on Sunday (आइतबार) and ends on Saturday (शनिबार).