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agakhani



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:33 am    Post subject: Islamic calendar is shorter! Reply with quote

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.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And that is the reason for Islamic events based on the lunar calender to rotate/move around the year.
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