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Bhadau (Nepali calendar)

Bhadau (Nepali: भदौ) also called Bhadra (भाद्र) is the fifth month in the Bikram Samwat, the official Nepali calendar. This month coincides with August 17 to September 16 of the Western Calendar and is 31 days long.

Being mostly based on Hindu calendar, Nepali calendar's festival dates are flexible. Important events are:

  • around August 20: Bhadau 4, Kushe Aunsi (Nepali Father's Day)
  • around August 22: Bhadau 6, Dar Khane
  • around August 23: Bhadau 7, Haritalika Teej (Public Holiday for Women)
  • around August 24: Bhadau 8, Rishi Panchami

Months in Nepali Calendar

No. Name Nepali Days
1 Baishākh बैशाख 30 / 31
2 Jeṭha जेष्ठ or जेठ 31 / 32
3 Asār आषाढ or असार 31 / 32
4 Sāun श्रावण or साउन 31 / 32
5 Bhadau भाद्र or भदौ 31 / 32
6 Asoj आश्विन or असोज 30 / 31
7 Kartik कार्तिक 29 / 30
8 Mangsir मार्ग or मंसिर 29 / 30
9 Push पौष or पुष/पूस 29 / 30
10 Magh माघ 29 / 30
11 Falgun फाल्गुन or फागुन 29 / 30
12 Chaitra चैत्र or चैत 30 / 31


  • Full Nepali Calendar with festivals
  • Nepali Calendar
  • Rajan Nepali date converter
  • Nepali Calendar
  • Nepali Date Converter

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