Building an Open-Source Nanakshahi Calendar: Identity and a Spiritual and Computational Journey by Arvinder Singh, Amandeep Singh, Amarpreet Singh, Harvinder Singh, Parm Singh

Fall 2020 Abstract Until the late twentieth century, Sikhs continued to use multiple calendars, mostly the Bikramicalendar, for determining dates for important Sikh events. The Bikrami calendar is longer than thetropical year and has issues such as a shifting relationship with seasons. Pal Singh Purewal proposedthe Nanakshahi calendar in 1992. It was adopted by the … Read more