Nepali Calendar

Nepali Calendar – Nepali Patro (Bikram Sambat Date)

The following is the Nepali Calendar (Nepali Patro) in Bikram Sambat.

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The Nepali Calendar is a lunar calendar that is used in Nepal. The Nepali calendar is also known as Bikram Sambat. It was introduced by King Vikramaditya and it has a different starting point than the Gregorian calendar. It starts from the month of Baisakh, which corresponds to April-May in the Gregorian calendar.

The Nepali Calendar with Bikram Sambat is the official National calendar of Nepal. It is used to calculate the date and time of festivals, events, and other activities in Nepal. The Nepali Calendar has 12 months with at least 28 days to at most 32 days a month for a total of 365 days per year. The Rana dynasty of Nepal made the Bikram Sambat the official Hindu calendar in 1901 AD, which began in Bikram Sambat in 1958 and is Abbreviated as BS.

Today’s Panchanga

Panchang is an important part of Hindu astrology and calendar systems, which show dates and times based on five main elements. These five main elements include – Tithi (Lunar Day), Vaara (Day), Nakshatra (Lunar Mansion), Yoga, and Karana. Tithi indicates the phase of the Moon, Var represents the day of the week, Nakshatra indicates the constellation of the Moon, and Yoga and Karana evaluate the conjunction of the Sun and the Moon. These five elements are important in Hindu traditions in calculating time and determining auspiciousness for various events, rituals, and worship, teaching one to align with cosmic energies and make good use of time.

Nepali Date and Time in Bikram Sambat as Per Nepali Calendar

The following is the official current date of Nepal as per the Nepali Bikram Sambat Calendar with Tithi and Official Nepali Time (GMT +5:45), Sunrise Time, and Sunset Time.

Date Converter

Our date converter can convert Nepali Bikram Sambat Date (BS) into English Date Anno Domini (AD) and vice-versa. You can access our Nepali AD to BS and BS to AD converter below.