Nepali Calendar 2065 Bikram Sambat (BS) present Nepali Calendar for year 2066 BS.

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Bikram Samwat (Bikram Sambat, or Vikram Samvat, Devnagari:विक्रम संवत, abbreviated “B.S.”) is the calendar established by Indian emperor Vikramaditya. It is a popularly used calendar in India and the official calendar of Nepal. In addition to Bikram Samwat, the Gregorian calendar and the original Nepalese calendar, Nepal Sambat, are also used in Nepal. Nepal Sambat was officially used in Nepal till the era of Chandra Shamsher. The Vikrama Samvat was founded by the Tuar Rajput emperor Vikramaditya of Ujjain following his victory over the Sakas in 56 BCE, although it is popularly (and incorrectly) associated with the subsequent king Chandragupta Vikramaditya. It is a lunar calendar based on ancient Hindu tradition (see Hindu calendar and Vedic time keeping). The Bikram Sambat calendar is 56.7 years ahead (in count) of the solar Gregorian calendar. For example, the year 2056 BS began in CE 1999 and ended in CE 2000. In Nothern India the calendar starts with the first day after the new moon in the month Chaitra, which usually falls in March and April in the Gregorian calendar. Again in Western India the same era begins with the first day after the new moon in the month of Kartika which usually falls in October and November in the Gregorian calendar

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