12 Months Name in English and Hindi: Gregorian and Panchanga Calendars

Panchang month - name of month according to the hindi calendar

 

A calendar is a framework according to which a year is divided into 12 months and in weeks and days furthermore.Each month has its own name.

English names of months come from the name of God, Goddess, Rulers, Numbers and sometimes their mixture.

On the other hand, the Pachanga (Hindu) calendar is built upon a geocentric model of the Solar System.

The earliest calendar known by researchers is called the lunar calendar “known as the world’s oldest calendar”.

 

History of the calendar is quite huge. It starts from calendaring on stones to digital calendars now. Digital calendars have been very helpful for businessmen and busy individuals.It now helps in scheduling meetings ,setting reminders and end dates that helps to stay organised in the busy schedules.

 

Gregorian and Pachanga Month Names:

 

Months is a piece of year when summed up called a year. We have 12 months in all the calendars that helps us to track time and to organise history and important events.Every month has some difference from others in reference to monsoon.

In our general life calendar makes our life easier.

 

S.no Month Name Panchang Month Name Duration
1 January Magha 31 days
2 February Phalguna 28 days
3 March Chaitra 31 days
4 April Vaisakha 30 days
5 May Jyeshtha 31 days
6 June Ashadha 30 days
7 July Shravana 31 days
8 August Bhadra 31 days
9 September Ashvin 30 days
10 October Kārtika 31 days
11 November Agrahayana 30 days
12 December Pausha 31 days

 

A year has a total of 365 days that is divided as such that can be identified easily.

 

January/ Magha

In the cycle of 12 months January marks the beginning of the year and it has 31 days. The first day of the month is called New Year’s Day. People celebrate January by making promises with themselves and hold a hope to fulfil them too. The name January is after the –Janus, the Roman god of doorways, beginnings, and the rising and setting of the sun”.

During these days monsoon stays the coldest in northern hemisphere and warmest in southern.

 

February/ Phalguna

It is the second month of the year according to English calender. The month has 28 days and 29 days leap years.

February is the month of enthusiasm as it has many celebration days and the special of all is valentine’s day where people show their love to their loved ones and the festival of basant panchmi kicks spring season in , in India Monsoon stays a bit cool in northern hemisphere and a bit warm.

 

March/ Chaitra

It is the third month of the year. It has 31 days.

This month transits winter to summer. And the most popular festival of india – Holi is celebrated in this month.

31 of march is also known as the last day of financial year where all the accounts are should closed and the balance sheet should be prepared for the AGM

March marks the beginning of spring in Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

April/ Vaisakha

It is the fourth month of the year. April has 30 days.

It is also known as the beginning of financial year where all the accounts are freshly maintained.

During april crops starts to flourish because of the water presence in the atmosphere and baisakhi is celebrated in india marking the beginning of new year in hindu calendar.

April is so known as the month of spring the Northern Hemisphere, and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere

 

May/ Jyeshtha

It is the fifth month of the year. It has 31 days.

May is the month of spring and it comes with many dynamic and beautiful environment.

May  have spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

June/ Ashadha

It is the sixth month of the year. It has 30 days. June marks the start of summer in Northern Hemisphere, and start of winter  in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

July/ Shravana

July is the seventh month of the year. It has 31 days. July marks the second month of summer in Northern Hemisphere, and second month of winter  in the Southern Hemisphere.

This month was named by the Roman Senate in honour of Roman general Julius Caesar in 44 B.C., being the month of his birth.

 

August/ Bhadra

August is the eighth month of the year. It has 31 days too. The Northern Hemisphere has season of summer and in the Southern Hemisphere it is the season of winter.

Mostly mateor falls occurs in this month

The AUGUST month was named after  Emperor Augustus in 8BC.

 

September/ Ashvin

September is the ninth month of the year. It has 30 days too. The Northern Hemisphere has season of beginning of autumn and in the Southern Hemisphere it is the season beginning of spring.

In many countries it is the start of academic year

 

October/ Kārtika

October is the tenth month of the year. It has 31 days too. It is the season of spring in South hemisphere and autumn in northern.

 

November/ Agrahayana

November is the 11th month of the year. It has 30 days.

November is the month of late spring in the Southern Hemisphere ,late autumn in the Northern part.

 

December/ Pausha

December is the 12th month of the year. It has 31 days. This month is also known as the final month of the year and it’s 31 date is the last day of the year.

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