Since the ancient days, Hindu Calendar is a traditional method to measure time. With the change in the regional face of India, the Hindu Calendar has been changed and modified from time to time. Specific to the various regions of the country, there are several variations in the Hindu Calendar which are in use. Apart from the names of the twelve months, each Hindu Calendar differs a bit from each other. The calendar is made from both solar and lunisolar calendars. The first Hindu Calendar was developed in the late BC time through astronomical philosophies.
Among so many variations of the Hindu Calendar, there is a standard version of the Hindu Calendar that serves as the National Calendar in India. This calendar marks important festivals and holidays. The name of the months and their corresponding Zodiac signs are Chaitra (Aries), Vaisakha (Taurus), Jyaistha (Gemini), Asadha (Cancer), Sravana (Leo), Bhadrapada (Virgo), Asvina (Libra), Kartika (Scorpio), Agrahayana (Sagittarius), Pausa (Capricorn), Magha (Aquarius) and Phalguna (Pisces)
Read more about daily auspicious timings with today’s panchang.