Ashadh (Nepali calendar)

Āshādh (Nepali: आषाढ) or Asār (Nepali: असार) is the third month in the Bikram Samvat, the official Nepali calendar. This month coincides with June 15 to July 16 of the Western Calendar and is 31 or 32 days long. This month is known by Nepali farmers as the month of planting their fields. On the 15th of this month, it is also the day to eat curd chiura.

Months in Nepali calendarEdit

No. Name Nepali Days
1 Baishākh वैशाख 30 / 31
2 Jestha जेठ or ज्येष्ठ 31 / 32
3 Āshādh असार or आषाढ़ 31 / 32
4 Shrāvan साउन or श्रावण 31 / 32
5 Bhādra भदौ or भाद्रपद 31 / 32 teej
6 Āshwin असोज or आश्विन 30 / 31 dashain
7 Kārtik कात्तिक or कार्तिक 29 / 30 Tihar
8 Mangsir मंसिर or मार्गशीर्ष 29 / 30
9 Poush पुष or पौष 29 / 30 christmas
10 Māgh माघ 29 / 30
11 Fālgun फागुन or फाल्गुण 29 / 30 holi
12 Chaitra चैत or चैत्र 30 / 31 chaite dashain

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