Caitra


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Noun1.Caitra - the first Hindu calendar month (corresponding to March in the Gregorian calendar)
Hindu calendar - the lunisolar calendar governing the religious life of Hindus; an extra month is inserted after every month in which there are two new moons (once every three years)
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
Ramanavami - Hindu lunar holiday (on the 9th day of Caitra) to celebrate the birth of Rama
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The months of the Indian year are, in order, Caitra, Vaisakha, Jyaistha, Asadha, Sravana, Bhadrapada, Asvina, Karttika, Margasirsa, Pausya, Magha and Phalguna.
After 11 days) On Thursday, the seventh of bright fortnight in the month of Caitra of Nepal Sam.
After 11 days) On Saturday, the third of dark fortnight in the month of Caitra of Nepal Sam.
samvat, Karttika comes before Caitra whereas in Caitradi samvat.