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Hindu zodiac signs and hindu calendar

Circular calendar

Twelve zodiac signs (raashi)

Mesha, the ram (Aries)
Vrishabha, the bull (Taurus)
Mithuna, the pair, the twins (Gemini)
Karka, Karkata, Karkataka, the crab (Cancer)
Sithha, the lion (Leo)
Kanya, the maiden (Virgo)
Tula, the scales (Libra)
Vrischika, the scorpion (Scorpio)
Dhanus, the bow (Sagittarius)
Makara, the seamonster (Capricornus)
Kumbha, the water-pot (Aquarius)
Mina, the fishes (Pisces)

Six seasons

Vasanta, spring (mid-April to mid-June)
Grishma, summer (mid-June to mid-August)
Varsha, rainy season (mid-August to mid-October)
Sarad, autumn (mid-October to mid-December)
Hemanta, winter (mid-December to mid-February)
Sisira, dewy season (mid-February to mid-April)

Twelve months (variation of zodiac signs)

Chaitra (April)
Vaisakha (May)
Jyaishtha (June)
Ashadha (July)
Sravana (August)
Bhadrapada (September)
Asvina or A§vayuja (October)
Karttika (November)
Margasira or Margasirsha, AKA Agrahayana (December)
Pausha (January)
Magha (February)
Phalguna (March)

Parts of a month (Paksha)

Shukla pasha (light fortnight, period when moon is waning)
Krishna paksha (dark fortnight, period when moon is waxing)
Amavasya (beginning of a new moon, dark night)
Purnima (full moon)

Seven days

Adityavara or Adivara or Ravivara, the day of Sun (Sunday)
Somavara, the day of Moon (Monday)
Mangalavara, the day of Mars (Tuesday)
Budhavara, the day of Mercury (Wednesday)
Brihaspativara or Guruvara, the day of Jupiter (Thursday)
Sukravara, the day of Venus (Friday)
Sanivara, the day of Saturn (Saturday)

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hindu_cal.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/10 02:24 by Bhagwati Gupta

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