Muslim calendar


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Noun1.Muslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by MuslimsMuslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
lunar calendar - a calendar based on lunar cycles
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
Moharram, Muharram, Muharrum - the first month of the Islamic calendar
Safar, Saphar - the second month of the Islamic calendar
Rabi I - the third month of the Islamic calendar
Rabi II - the fourth month of the Islamic calendar
Jomada I, Jumada I - the fifth month of the Islamic calendar
Jomada II, Jumada II - the sixth month of the Islamic calendar
Rajab - the seventh month of the Islamic calendar
Shaaban, Sha'ban - the eighth month of the Islamic calendar
Ramadan - the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; the month of fasting; the holiest period for the Islamic faith
Shawwal - the tenth month of the Islamic calendar
Dhu al-Qadah, Dhu'l-Qa'dah - the eleventh month of the Islamic calendar
Dhu al-Hijja, Dhu al-Hijjah, Dhu'l-Hijja, Dhu'l-Hijjah - the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar and the season of the hajj; has one extra day in leap years
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The commemoration is one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar as it symbolizes obedience and loyalty to God.
Ramadan, the ninth month of the lunar-based Muslim calendar that comprises 354 days, moves up by 11 days every year.
It is worth noting that the laureates of Noor Student Competition, will be honored for their achievements in the closing ceremony of the event which will be held on September the first, 2017, coinciding with the anniversary of Eid al-Adha, the second most important holly festival in the Muslim calendar.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO- 19 July, 2017: The National Human Rights Committee in Qatar issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the difficulties Qatari citizens will face to carry out the rituals of Pilgrimage ( Hajj), undertaken between the 8th and the 13th of Dhu al-Hijja the twelfth month of the Muslim calendar.
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The Muslim calendar is determined by moon phases making each month last between 29 and 30 days.
Ramadan, the ninth month on the Muslim calendar, is celebrated as the month when the first verses of the Qoran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad in 610 CE.
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The date of Eid'l Adha - one of the two most important festivals in the Muslim calendar, the other is Eid'l Fitr - varies in accordance with the Islamic lunar calendar.
As an academy we recognise the celebration of religious occasions and the importance of Eid in the Muslim calendar.
Kurban Bayramy begins on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah on the Muslim calendar and lasts for four days.
Extended families and their clans converge in this most-awaited event, the only Islamic holiday in the Muslim calendar aside from Eid'ul Adha.

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