Badagas had [have] their own calendar based , probably on lunar observations. Being involved in farming [agriculture] totally, their activities were centered around this unique calendar. I have given more details here.
Click on the link below to hear all the Badaga months being mentioned in this foot tapping dance number. Great lyrics and great music !
|Badaga Days1. Sovara – Monday 2. Mangavara – Tuesday 3. Bodhavara – Wednesday 4. Chikkavara – Thursday 5. Belli – Friday 6. Sani – Saturday 7. Aadhivara – Sunday
1. Koodalu (Jan) 2. Aalaani (Feb) 3. Nallaani (Mar)
4. Aani ( Apr) 5. Aadire (May) 6.Aadi (Peraadi) (Jun)
7.Aavaani (Jul) 8.Perattadi (Aug) 9. Dodda Deevige (Sep)
10. Kiru Deevige (Oct) 11. Thai (Nov) 12. Hemmaatti (Dec)