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How old is the Hindu New Year, what is the difference between the English and Hindi calendars


The Hindu New Year begins every year on the first day of the month of Chaitra, also known as Chaitra Pratipada or Gudi Padwa.
Now 2080 Vikram Samvat of Hindu New Year has started from today, this Gregorian calendar runs 57 years ahead.
The oldest calendar in the world is considered to be the Maya calendar of Maya civilization, which is about 3400 BC.

Chaitra Ram Navami is very important in itself. The Hindu New Year begins on this day. Today is the first day of the Hindu New Year and the first month is the month of Chaitra. This calendar has been considered much older and more accurate than the Gregorian calendar, in which every date has been calculated in a very precise way from the study of astronomy.

The month of Chaitra is when the Hindu New Year begins. It is also called Pratipada and Gudi Padwa. Navratri is the first festival of Chaitra month and Hindu New Year, in which Maa Durga is worshiped with full devotion for 9 days.

By the way, the world’s oldest calendar is called Maya calendar, which was used 3400 years ago. Scientists in Guatemala discovered from the oldest evidence of the Mayan calendar that it was a 260-day calendar. It is made on stones.

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As far as the Sanatan Hindu year is concerned, this calendar is considered to be 1000 BC old. In which there were 12 moon months. This calendar runs according to the postures and cycles of the moon. The Hindu year is of 354 days, that is why sometimes an extra month of 30 days is added to the Hindu year. Understanding the Hindu calendar is as easy as understanding a Gregorian calendar, Chinese calendar or Islamic calendar.

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what is the difference between english and hindi calendar
Actually, the Gregorian calendar is called the English calendar. It was started on 15 October 1582 by the Christian community to fix the date of Christmas. Earlier, due to many shortcomings in the 10-month Julian calendar of Russia, the date of Christmas was not fixed every year. The new year in the Gregorian calendar begins on 01 January.

one based on the sun and the other on the moon

The English calendar is based on the Sun. According to this, there are 365 days and about 6 hours in a solar year. In every four years, these 6-6 hours become equal to one day. So once in four years it is 29 days in February and in the remaining three years it is 28 days.

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The Hindu New Year calendar is determined by the positions of the moon

Hindi or Hindu year runs according to the conditions of the moon. It is determined by one cycle of the moon. In this, every month has 30 days. In the month of Hum, there is a Krishna Paksha of 15 days and a Shukla Paksha of 15 days, according to the position of the moon. Hindi year is of 354 days. For this reason many times an extra month of 30 days is also added in the Hindi year.

In which countries does the Hindu calendar run?

The Hindu calendar is basically still used in countries like Indian Peninsula, Nepal, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Java, Sumatra. The Gregorian calendar is now followed in most countries of the world. But Nepal officially celebrates the Hindu New Year only. Its government offices and schools operate from this calendar.

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Months of Gregorian calendar and Hindu calendar

There are 12 months in the Gregorian calendar, which are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December. In the Hindu calendar, the names of the months are Chaitra, Vaishakh, Jyeshtha, Ashadh, Shravan, Bhadrapada, Ashwin, Kartik, Margashirsha, Pausha, Magha and Phalgun.

Some special things of new Hindu year
– From the sunrise of this day, Brahmaji started the creation.
Emperor Vikramaditya established the kingdom on this day. The first day of Vikrami Samvat started in his name.
This is the day of the coronation of Shri Ram.
– 09 days of power and devotion means this is the first day of Navratri.
It is the birthday of the second Guru of Sikhs, Shri Angad Dev Ji.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati ji established Arya Samaj on this day and gave the message of Krivanto VishvamAryam.
– Famous social protector Varunavatar Jhulelal of Sindh province appeared on this day.
Like King Vikramaditya, Shalivahan chose this day to establish the best state in India by defeating the Huns and Shakas. He established the Shak Samvat.
– The coronation of Yudhishthira also took place on this day.

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