Hindu calendar month


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Noun1.Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu 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)
calendar month, month - one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year; "he paid the bill last month"
Caitra, Chait - the first Hindu calendar month (corresponding to March in the Gregorian calendar)
Baisakh, Vaisakha - the second month of the Hindu calendar
Jeth, Jyaistha - the third month of the Hindu calendar
Asadha, Asarh - the fourth month of the Hindu calendar
Sawan, Sravana - the fifth month of the Hindu calendar
Bhadon, Bhadrapada - the sixth month of the Hindu calendar
Asin, Asvina - the seventh month of the Hindu calendar
Kartik, Karttika - the eighth month of the Hindu calendar
Aghan, Margasivsa - the ninth month of the Hindu calendar
Pansa, Pus - the tenth month of the Hindu calendar
Magh, Magha - the eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar
Phagun, Phalguna - the twelfth month of the Hindu calendar
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The five-day festival starts on the 13th lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month, Ashwin.
The procession starts from Dehu, near Pune, in the Hindu calendar month of Jyeshth (roughly, June) and lasts a total of 22 days.
Diwali, which is celebrated on the fifteenth lunar day of dark fortnight in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin, falls on 3 November and is expected to witness a huge celebration.