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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Today marks the beginning of Eid al-Adha, one of the most sacred festivals in the Muslim calendar. This celebration marks the end of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
Eid'l Adha - or Festival of the Sacrifice - is considered one of the most important holidays on the Muslim calendar, aside from Eid'l Fitr - or Festival of Breaking the Fast.
Eid'l Adha is one of the two greatest most important holidays on the Muslim calendar. The other is Eid'l Fitr or 'feast of breaking the fast' which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan
Rabat Eid Al Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, is one of the holiest days in the Muslim calendar.The date of Eid Al Adha is announced every year by religious authorities around the world.
The court made the announcement after hearing testimonies from witnesses who confirmed they had sighted the moon marking the start of Dhul Hijja, the 11th month on the Muslim calendar, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
EID is one of the most important events in the Muslim calendar, on a par with Christmas or Yom Kippur for those of other faiths.
At no time on the Muslim calendar does the adhan cohere Muslims together more than during Ramadan, when even unobservant or lax Muslims find themselves, through fasting and prayer, truly close to the divine in their lives.
It was, said the judges, "wellcrafted coverage focusing on major festivals in the Muslim calendar. The BirminghamLive team wrote a live blog on community celebrations in Small Heath Park, the largest in Europe, which helped inform the wider readership of the event and its background."
It was, said the judges, "well-crafted coverage focusing on major festivals in the Muslim calendar. The BirminghamLive team wrote a live blog on community celebrations in Small Heath park, the largest in Europe, which helped inform the wider readership of the event and its background."
Some faithful believe creating the office will end confusion on the Muslim calendar.
Lal Shahbaz's urs is held at Sehwan on the 18 of Shaaban, eighth month of the Muslim calendar. More than half a million pilgrims from all over Pakistan flock to the city.
For UK farmers hoping to capitalise, the challenge is adjusting supplies to the Muslim calendar: as this follows the solar year, the dates of the religious festivals move forward by 10-11 days each year.

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