Hindu calendar(redirected from Hindu chronology)
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The lunisolar calendar governing Hindu religious life and almost all Indian festivals and dating in its classic form from the fourth century ad. The solar year is divided into 12 lunar months in accordance with the successive entrances of the sun into the signs of the zodiac, the months varying in length from 29 to 32 days.
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|Noun||1.||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)|
lunisolar calendar - a calendar based on both lunar and solar cycles
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
Magh, Magha - the eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar