Mangsir (Nepali: मङ्गसिर or मङ्सिर or मार्ग) is the eighth month in the Bikram Samwat, the official Nepali calendar. This month coincides with the mid-November to mid-December of the Gregorian calendar.

Important events during this month include:

  • Mangshir purnima (Full Moon), Udhauli (public holiday), Chhath (it usually falls in Kartik but in 2015 it fell in Mangsir)

Months in the Nepali calendarEdit

No. Name Nepali Days
1 Baishakh वैशाख 30 / 31
2 Jestha जेठ or ज्येष्ठ 31 / 32
2 Ashadh असार or आषाढ़ 31 / 32
4 Shrawan साउन or श्रावण 31 / 32
5 Bhadra भदौ or भाद्रपद 31 / 32
6 Ashwin असोज or आश्विन 30 / 31
7 Kartik कात्तिक or कार्तिक 29 / 30
8 Mangsir मंसिर or मार्गशीर्ष 29 / 30
9 Poush पुष or पौष 29 / 30
10 Magh माघ 29 / 30
11 Falgun फागुन or फाल्गुण 29 / 30
12 Chaitra चैत or चैत्र 30 / 31

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