The Punjabi Nanak Shahi Calendar of 2011

Are you looking for the Punjabi Nanak Shahi Calendar for the year 2011? Learn how to get a copy of the Punjabi new year panjika.

The Nanak Shahi Calendar, also spelt as the Nanakshahi Calender (Punjabi: ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ), is the famous Punjabi Sikh Calendar which determines all the dates and events and Punjabi festivals of Sikhism. We all know that almost all the states and regions of India have their separate calendars, just as we have the Marathi Calender Kalnirnay in Maharashtra. It is a tropical solar calendar. The Nanakshahi calendar was adopted and started by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee in order to fix the dates for the different Sikh Punjabi Festivals that are celebrated not only in Punjab but also all across the globe right through the year. The designer of Nanakshahi calendar was Pal Singh Purewal and it has been in use since 1998, having replaced the old Saka calendar.

Nanakshahi Calender 2011 - Punjabi Sikh Panjika

The Punjabi Nanakshahi Calendar 2011 is available in PunjabSpider. Let your search end here. Nanak Shahi Calendar is the Punjabi New Year Panjika and which will determine all the Guru parabs and Sikh festivals throughout this year.

Punjabi Gurupurabs this year

Aspects of Nanak Shahi Calendar

There are some salient features of the Nanakshahi calendar. These are -

  • The Nanak Shahi Calendar is a tropical and solar almanac.
  • The nomenclature Nanakshahi has been derived after Guru Nanak Dev Ji who was the founder of Sikhism and it begins from the year of the Guru's year of birth in 1469 CE. Thus, 2011 CE is Nanak Shahi 542.
  • It is very much like the Gregorian Calendar with exactly same year length of 365 days, having 7 months of 30 days each and 5 months of 31 days each.
  • The calendar is approved by Akal Takht, the highest Holy Seat of Sikhism, in 2003.

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