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Noun1.Vaisakha - the second month of 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)
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
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The festival is celebrated across India on a full moon night in Vaisakha, which according to the Hindu calendar, usually falls in April or May.
The months of the Indian year are, in order, Caitra, Vaisakha, Jyaistha, Asadha, Sravana, Bhadrapada, Asvina, Karttika, Margasirsa, Pausya, Magha and Phalguna.
After 14 days) On Thursday, the third of clear fortnight in the month of Vaisakha of Nepal Samvat 822, the top of the temple offered (erected).
After 7 days) On Thursday, the seventh of clear fortnight in the month of Vaisakha of Nepal Sawvat 822, the topmost roof was covered with minitiles.
The Sipsongpanna data for CS 1166-1338 shows something like one lunar year in five beginning on a day different from the norm, though it does obey the rule that the start of the year is bounded by 5 waxing Caitra and 6 waxing Vaisakha (a year cannot begin, for instance, on 2 Caitra or 7 Vaiskha).
Akshaya Tritiya', falling on the third day of the bright half of the lunar month of Vaisakha of the traditional Hindu calendar, is one of the four most auspicious days of the year for Hindus.
ones are Caitra, Vaisakha, Jyestha, asadha, sravana, Bhadra, and asvina.
a colophon dated Expired Karttikadi Samvat 301 Vaisakha sukla 7 Sunday,
The latter reminds us that the intercalary system invoked as the alternative throughout the monograph confines itself for much of the time to the months Vaisakha to Karttika, in contrast to its Javanese counterpart, which extends across the entire year.