Gurbani Based Months and Seasons

How many seasons are there in Gurbani?

SpringSummerMonsoon1FallWinterSnow
ਬਸੰਤਗ੍ਰੀਖਮਬਰਸੁਸਰਦਸਿਸੀਅਰਹਿਮਕਰ
BasantGrikhmBarasSardSisiarHimkar
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There are six seasons per Gurbani: Basant, Grikham, Baras, Sard, Sisiar, Himkar. ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ ਡੇ ੬ ਰੁੱਤਾਂ: ਬਸੰਤ, ਗ੍ਰੀਖਮ, ਬਰਸੁ, ਸਰਦ, ਸਿਸੀਅਰ, ਹਿਮਕਰ|

1. What is the difference between Monsoon season and Rainy season?Monsoon is specific to Indian subcontinent. Rainy Rainy season could be in winter in some parts of the world. www.moolnanakshaicalendar.com

Illustration of Overlap Between Gurbani Seasons Permanently in Sync with the Mool Nanakshahi Calendar

Illustration of Overlap Between Gurbani Seasons Permanently in Sync with the Mool Nanakshahi Calendar
Illustration of Overlap Between Gurbani Seasons Permanently in Sync with the Mool Nanakshahi Calendar in Gurmukhi Punjabi

Seasons and Months in the Guru Granth Sahib (page-line)

ਰੁਤਿ ਸਰਸ ਬਸੰਤ ਮਾਹ ਚੇਤੁ ਵੈਸਾਖ ਸੁਖ ਮਾਸੁ ਜੀਉ ॥ (927-18)
ਗ੍ਰੀਖਮ ਰੁਤਿ ਅਤਿ ਗਾਖੜੀ ਜੇਠ ਅਖਾੜੈ ਘਾਮ ਜੀਉ ॥ (928-4)
ਰੁਤਿ ਬਰਸੁ ਸੁਹੇਲੀਆ ਸਾਵਣ ਭਾਦਵੇ ਆਨµਦ ਜੀਉ ॥ (928-10)
ਰੁਤਿ ਸਿਸੀਅਰ ਸੀਤਲ ਹਰਿ ਪ੍ਰਗਟੇ ਮੰਘਰ ਪੋਹਿ ਜੀਉ ॥ (929-2)
ਰੁਤਿ ਸਰਦ ਅਡੰਬਰੋ ਅਸੂ ਕਤਕੇ ਹਰਿ ਪਿਆਸ ਜੀਉ ॥ (928-15)
ਹਿਮਕਰ ਰੁਤਿ ਮਨਿ ਭਾਵਤੀ ਮਾਘੁ ਫਗਣੁ ਗੁਣਵੰਤ ਜੀਉ ॥ (929-7).

Reference: www.SriGuruGranth.org : Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, English Translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa, MD; Phonetic Transliteration by Dr. Kulbir Singh Thind, MD. Page 927-929.

The months in the Nanakshahi calendar ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ਰੁਤਿ ਅਤੇ ਮਹੀਨੇ:


Months in the Nanakshahi Calendar

  Name Punjabi Shahmukhi Days Months Season
1 Chet ਚੇਤ  چیت 31 14 March – 13 April ਬਸੰਤ
Basant Spring
2 Vaisakh ਵੈਸਾਖ وساکھ 31 14 April – 14 May ਬਸੰਤ
Basant Spring
3 Jeth ਜੇਠ جیٹھ 31 15 May –
14 June
ਗ੍ਰੀਖਮ
Grikhm Summer
4 Harr ਹਾੜ ہاڑھ  31 15 June –
15 July
ਗ੍ਰੀਖਮ
GrikhmSummer
5 Saavan ਸਾਵਣ ساؤݨ 31 16 July –
15 August

ਬਰਸੁ
Baras
Monsoon

6 Bhadon ਭਾਦੋਂ بھادوں 30 16 August —
14 September
ਬਰਸੁ
Baras
Monsoon
7 Assu ਅੱਸੂ اسو 30 15 September–
14 October
ਸਰਦ
Sard
Fall
8 Kattak ਕੱਤਕ  کتک 30 15 October –
13 November
ਸਰਦ
Sard
Fall
9 Maghar ਮੱਘਰ مگھر 30 14 November –
13 December
ਸਿਸੀਅਰ
Sisiar Winter
10 Poh ਪੋਹ پوہ 30 December 14 –
January 12
ਸਿਸੀਅਰ
Sisiar Winter
11 Maagh ਮਾਘ ماگھ 30 13 January –
11 February
ਹਿੱਮਕਰ
Himkar Snow
12 Phaggan ਫੱਗਣ پھگݨ 30/31 12 February –
13 March
ਹਿਮਕਰ
Himkar Snow
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Nanakshahi Calendar and the six seasons per Gurbani:

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