Encyclopedia > Malayalam calendar

  Article Content

Malayalam calendar

The Malayalam calendar is a lunar calendar. It has twelve months: Chingam[?], Kanni[?], Thulam[?], Vrischikam[?], Dhanu[?], Makaram[?], Kumbham[?], Meenam[?], Medam[?], Edavam[?], Midhunam[?] and Karkidakam[?].

The Malayalam era called KollaVarsham (or Kollam era) was established in 825. A.D. Some historians attribute the founding of this era to King Udaya Marthanda Varma[?], King of Venad[?].



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
History of Africa

... by all the signatory powers with the exception of the United States. It is unnecessary to examine in detail the results of the labours of the conference. The General ...