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Hindu Calendar - Regional Variants - Vikrama and Shalivahana Calendars
... The two calendars most widely used in India today are the Vikrama calendar followed in Western and Northern India and Nepal, and the Shalivahana or Saka calendar which is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka ... Both the Vikrama and the Shalivahana eras are lunisolar calendars, and feature annual cycles of twelve lunar months, each month divided into two phases ... The names of the 12 months, as also their sequence, are the same in both calendars however, the new year is celebrated at separate points during the ...

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