|#||Nepali Month||Days||Gregorian Months|
|1||Baishakh [बैशाख]||30/31||Mid April to Mid May|
|2||Jeth [जेष्ठ or जेठ]||31/32m||Mid May to Mid June|
|3||Asar[आषाढ or असार]||31/32||Mid June to Mid July|
|4||Sawan [श्रावण or साउन]||31/32||Mid July to Mid August|
|5||Bhadau [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/पूस]||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|
Nepali Calendar, also called Nepali Patro, is a official calendar of Nepal and it follows the Bikram Sambat System. This Nepali calendar gives you an exact nepali date with nepali events and festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Loshar, Marriage Dates, Brata Bandtha and so on.
It is approximately 56 years and 8½ months ahead of the Gregorian calendar (English Calendar). It is a traditional lunar calendar used for both civic and religious purposes in Nepal. The year begins in the month Baishakh (Around 14 April).
Unlike Gregorian months, the lengths of Nepali months are not predetermined and changes from year to year, varying from 29 days to 32 days.
Besides, Nepal and india, this calendar is also used in other countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Bikram Sambat (also known as Vikram Samvat in india), is an Indian calendar established by Indian emperor Vikramaditya in 57 BC.
This calendar started around half a century before the Gregorian calendar. Therefore, it is 56 years and 8½ months ahead. This calendar marks the day to honor the achievement of the King Vikramaditya beating the Sakas, who has invaded a very old city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh called Ujjain.
In addition to Bikram Samwat (also Bikram Sambat, in devanagari:बिक्रम संवत, abbreviated as "B.S."), the Grogorian calendar and the Newari calendar, Nepal Sambat, is also used.
Nepal Sambat (नेपाल सम्बत) is a Lunar calendar, initiated by Sankhadhar Sakhwa to commemorate the pay back of all the debts of Nepalese people.
It started on 20 October 879 AD and it was the national calendar of Nepal in Malla and early Shah era. However, it was replaced as national calendar by Bikram Sambat in early 20th century. Today, Nepal Sambat calendar is still used for ceremonial purpose to determine the dates to religious festivals along with commemorating birthday and death anniversaries.