You all are much more familiar with the worldwide english calendar having 12 months starting from January to December. In this the new year begins from 1st day of January in every year, but that’s not exactly same in case of Odia Calendar. We will share the 12 month name in Odia and also about Odia New Year in this post.
The Odia Calendar year consists of 12 months as the English Calendar, but only numbers as their name are not exactly January, February and so on.
So in this post, I am going to give you a brief information about the Odia months. You can say this as What are the 12 Month names in Odia?
12 Month Name in Odia
As I said earlier, there are 12 months in Odia or 12 Odia Masa. Hence a year having 12 Masa (Months), each month having approximately 4 Saptaha (Weeks) and each week is of 7 Dina (Days).
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The name of the 12 months in Odia are: 1) Baisakha 2) Jyeshta 3) Asadha 4) Srabana 5) Bhadraba 6) Ashwina 7) Kartika 8) Margasira 9) Pausha 10) Magha 11) Phalguna 12) Chaitra. So there is only numerical matches, but name differs.
Pana Sankranti is celebrated as Odia New Year in every year and Baisakha is the 1st month or initial month in Odia Calendar. Each year ends with Chaitra Masa in which a famous festival Chaiti Punei is celebrated.
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You may wonder that Baisakha may be January or not. The answer is no. Baisakha Masa falls in between April and May month means last half of April to first half of May. In such manner the last Chaitra Masa means in between of March to April.
Just look into the below table, you will be pretty sure about what I am saying.
|No.||ଓଡ଼ିଆ ମାସ||English Month|
Odia Month Name List
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If you want to know Odia Masa (month) names along with Odia Rutu names (Seasons) then you can go through the below the link.
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