Malayalam calendar also called as Kollavarsham is a solar calendar used in Kerala. Malayalam Calendar from Kerala.me combines both Malayalam and English dates. This is one of the most popular Calendar form found in Kerala.
Just like the Gregorian calendar, Malayalam Calendar also has twelve months. According to the Kollavarsham system, the New Year starts from first of the Malayalam month Chingam which is mid August. The beginning of the solar year is celebrated as Vishu. The names of the Malayalam months are derived from the constellations in which Sun is present. The first Malayalam month Chingam is named from the constellation Leo and so on.