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agakhani Joined: 07 May 2008 Posts: 2062 Location: TEXAS. U.S.A.
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:33 am Post subject: Islamic calendar is shorter!
Did you know that Islamic calendar is 11 days shorter than Gregorian calender? because Islamic calendar is based on the motion of the Moon and Gregorian calendar based on motion of Sun.
kmaherali Joined: 27 Mar 2003 Posts: 11388
Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:43 pm Post subject:
And that is the reason for Islamic events based on the lunar calender to rotate/move around the year.
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