Weeks Months and Seasons in Sanskrit

Learn about names of Weeks Months and Seasons in Sanskrit, its transliteration along with English and Hindi names for better understanding.

सप्ताहस्य वासराः (saptāhasya vāsarāḥ) means days of the week in Sanskrit.

मासाः (māsāḥ) means months in Sanskrit. Similar to the gregorian calendar system, there are 12 months in a year.

ऋतवः (ṛtavaḥ) means seasons in Sanskrit. There are six seasons mentioned in Sanskrit literature.

This list is helpful for students and newbies interested in learning Sanskrit.

Weeks Months and Seasons in Sanskrit

Days of the week
सप्ताहस्य वासराः (saptāhasya vāsarāḥ )

Monday is known as सोमवासरः (somavāsaraḥ) or इन्दुवासरः (induvāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and सोमवार in Hindi

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Lord Shiva on this day.

Tuesday is known as मङ्गलवासरः (maṅgalavāsaraḥ)  or भौमवासरः (bhaumavāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and मंगलवार in Hindi

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Lord Ganesha on this day.

Wednesday is known as बुधवासरः (budhavāsaraḥ)  or सौम्यवासरः(saumyavāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and बुधवार in Hindi

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Lord Vitthal on this day.

Thursday is known as गुरुवासरः (guruvāsaraḥ)  or बृहस्पतिवासरः (bṛhaspativāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and बृहस्पतिवार in Hindi

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Lord Dattatreya on this day.

Friday is known as शुक्रवासरः (śukravāsaraḥ) or भृगुवासरः (bhṛguvāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and शुक्रवार in Hindi

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Goddess Lakshmi on this day.

Saturday is known as शनिवासरः (śanivāsaraḥ) or स्थिरवासरः(sthiravāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and शनिवार in Hindi

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Lord Hanuman and Lord Shani on this day.

Sunday is known as रविवासरः (ravivāsaraḥ) or भानुवासरः (bhānuvāsaraḥ) in Sanskrit and रविवार in Hindi.

Most followers of Sanatan Dharma worship the deity Lord Surya on this day.

Months in Sanskrit
मासाः (māsāḥ)

चैत्रः (caitraḥ) is known as चैत्र in Hindi and this month falls during the months of March and April of the Gregorian calendar.

वैशाखः (vaiśākhaḥ) is known as वैशाख in Hindi and falls during the months of April and May of the Gregorian calendar.

ज्येष्ठः (jyeṣṭhaḥ) is known as ज्येष्ठ in Hindi and falls during the months of May and June of the Gregorian calendar.

आषाढः (āṣāḍhaḥ) is known as आषाढ़ in Hindi and falls during the months of June and July of the Gregorian calendar.

श्रावणः (śrāvaṇaḥ) is known as श्रावण in Hindi and falls during the months of July and August of the Gregorian calendar.

भाद्रपदः (bhādrapadaḥ) is known as भाद्रपद in Hindi and falls during the months of August and September of the Gregorian calendar.

अश्विनः (aśvinaḥ) is known as अश्विन in Hindi and falls during the months of September and October of the Gregorian calendar.

कार्तिकः (kārtikaḥ) is known as कार्तिक in Hindi and falls during the months of October and November of the Gregorian calendar.

मार्गशीर्षः (mārgaśīrṣaḥ) is known as मार्गशीर्ष in Hindi and falls during the months of November and December of the Gregorian calendar.

पौषः (pauṣaḥ) is known as पौष in Hindi and falls during the months of December and January of the Gregorian calendar.

माघः (māghaḥ) is known as माघ in Hindi and falls during the months of January and February of the Gregorian calendar.

फाल्गुनः (phālgunaḥ) Is known as फाल्गुन in Hindi and falls during the months of February and March of the Gregorian calendar.

ऋतवः (ṛtavaḥ) | Seasons

वसन्तः (vasantaḥ)

This occurs in the months of
चैत्र: and वैशाखः

This is Spring.

ग्रीष्मः (grīṣmaḥ)

This occurs in the months of
ज्येष्ठ: and आषाढः

This is Summer.

वर्षा (varṣā)

This occurs in the months of
श्रावणः and भाद्रपदः

This is Monsoon.

शरद् (śarad)

This occurs in the months of
अश्विनः and कार्तिकः

This is Autumn.

हेमन्तः (hemantaḥ)

This occurs in the months of
 मार्गशीर्षः and पौषः

This is Pre-Winter.

शिशिरः (śiśiraḥ)

This occurs in the months of
माघः and फाल्गुनः

This is Winter.

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