A great topic, I am particularly interested in! I have worked some solid 3-4 months to compute almost all calendars of Indian traditions. Part of my ambition is to create a page in every Indian Wiki for each year of the CE era, along with the corresponding calendars in each Indian almanacs. This will involve a lot of references, computation and 'wiki'fication of which, the first two parts are almost completed.
Let me keep a track of this thread. May we even form up a small project group on this? On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 3:49 PM, Dhaval S. Vyas <dsv...@gmail.com> wrote: > As you doubt Gerard, though the month names are same or similar in > different languages/cultures/calendars, months not always start and end at > the same time. Mainly in soouthern calendars, including the Gujarati and > Maharashtrian ones, months end on the New Moon day, while in Northern > calendars, months end on the Full moon day. This difference really make > months different, and thus many festivals though celebrated on the same day > throughout India, are actually marked in different months on religious > calendars. > > E.g. Janmashtami is Shravan Vad (or Krishna paksh) ashtami in Gujarati > calendar, but in northern calendars, it is Bhadrapad krishnapaksh Ashtami. > > Also, Kartik or Kartak is the first month of year, while in other > calendars, maharashtra and northern, Chaitra is the first month of year. > > Regards, > Dhaval > On 15 Jan 2014 08:57, "Gerard Meijssen" <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hoi, >> I blogged about calendars. The problem I face is that I am adding >> statements to the calendars in use in India.. I have worked on the Nepali >> and the Bengali calendar and, I find that in the English Wikipedia some >> months are merged into one article. >> >> What I want to know is if these months exactly are at the same time or >> not. Many calendars have special days. It would make sense to have an item >> for them as well. I assume that many of the Indian Wikipedias have articles >> for such events. It will help when they are known to be part of a specific >> calendar.. >> >> Are there people who can help me with this ? >> Thanks, >> GerardM >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com >> To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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