Vikram Samvat 2080: Hindu New Year starting from March 22, know special things about Vikram Samvat 2080..
Vikram Samvat 2080: According to the English calendar, the new year starts on January 1, but if we talk about the Hindu calendar, then the new year starts according to the month. The new year begins with the Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. This year, the new year of the Hindu calendar begins on March 22, 2023, and will be Hindu Vikram Samvat 2080. Know some special things about Vikram Samvat.
The last month of the Hindu calendar is considered Phalgun month and the new year starts with the following month i.e. Chaitra month. Every year the new Vikram Samvat starts with the Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month.
How Vikram Samvat started?
This thing must have come to everyone's mind that why Vikram Samvat also comes along with Hindu New Year. Please tell me that it was started by King Vikramaditya. At the beginning of Vikram Samvat, Vikramaditya freed his subjects from all debts. The new Vikram Samvat is known by different names in each state.
New Panchang was started
It is believed that Mathematician Bhaskaracharya composed Varsha, Nah, Sunrise-Sunset, etc. on the Pratipada date of Chaitra month. Because of this, the new calendar was started on this day itself. Based on this Panchang, any auspicious or auspicious work is done in Hinduism.
There are 12 months in the Hindu calendar
Let us tell you that according to the Hindu calendar, there are 12 Nahas, which are known as Chaitra, Vaishakh, Jyeshtha, Ashadh, Shravan, Bhadrapada, Ashwin, Kartik, Margashirsha, Pausha, Magh and Falgun months.
Lord Brahma created the universe
According to the scriptures, it is believed that Lord Brahma started the creation of the universe along with the Pratipada date of Chaitra month.
It is believed that Satyug, one of the four yugas, started this month. This is considered the first day of the time cycle of creation. Explain that the four ages are Satyuga, Tretayuga, Dwaparayuga, and Kaliyuga respectively.
Form of Maa Durga
On the day of Chaitra Navratri, Maa Durga started fighting with Mahishasura, which ended on Navami Tithi of Chaitra Navratri. That is why Navratri starts from the Pratipada date of Chaitra month, which lasts for nine days. In these nine days, 9 forms of Maa Durga are worshipped.