|#||Nepali Month||Days||Gregorian Months|
|1||Baishakh [बैशाख]||30/31||mid-April to mid-May|
|2||Jeth [जेष्ठ or जेठ]||31/32||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.