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Fun : Why Christmas comes every year on fixed date but Diwali does not ?

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Asked by Lucky, 12 Dec '13 03:49 pm
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They do not follow the stars or moon or panchang kinds -Your Q is like Why Moharram is also not fixed ;
This year it was changed fm thirteenth Nov to next day
Answered by Apocalypso, 12 Dec '13 03:56 pm

 
  
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It's due to fact we don't follow Christian calendar.
Interestingly Christmas is celebrated on different dates in countries who don't follow Western Christianity.
Answered by Pumpkin, 12 Dec '13 04:06 pm

 
  
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Diwali also comes on the same day every year, but as per the Hindu calendar, just like christmas coming on the same day as per the english calendar
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 12 Dec '13 03:57 pm

 
  
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Diwali is as per indian desi calender and christmas is as per gregorian calender
Answered by iqbal seth, 12 Dec '13 05:55 pm

 
  
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Indian Calendar uses the Lunar Month where the average length of the synodic month is 29.5 days days i.e. from the fool-moon day to the next full moon day.....and the differences is adjusted in an interval of four years......by making the every fourth year as a year of thirteen months ....and considering the extra month being useless for any festivity ....
Even though the Gregorian calendar is in common and legal use, lunar calendars serve to determine traditional holidays in parts of the world such as India, China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam and Nepal. Some examples include Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year/Tt i.e. Vietnamese New Year, Mid-Autumn Festival/Chuseok and Nepal Sambat
Answered by Pradipta pati, 12 Dec '13 04:28 pm

 
  
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No doubt that English Calendar is near perfect, minus those four hours.
Answered by Prakash Chandra, 12 Dec '13 04:16 pm

 
  
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Diwali also comes on the fixed date of Samwat Calender, same as Christmas comes on fixed date of English Calender.
Answered by Shamim Shaikh, 12 Dec '13 04:01 pm

 
  
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