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Why do Muslims follow the Lunar Calender

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Asked by DNA, 04 Nov '12 03:53 pm
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They follow every calender but for religious purpose of Fasting and Hajj they follow lunar calender
they have been blessed to celebrate EID in all types of weather
Answered by truth exposed, 04 Nov '12 03:56 pm

 
  
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Becose of lunacy
Answered by BhuvnasBoyfriend, 04 Nov '12 03:55 pm

 
  
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Eid
Answered by Neha Chawala, 04 Nov '12 03:58 pm

 
  
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As per the Solar calendar, every year the months fall in the same respective seasons of that location. For example, the months of March, April and May in India will always have summer, while July, August, September will always have monsoons i.e. rains in western India. November, December and January will always have winter.

In the lunar calendar in different years the months fall in a different season.

The lunar calendar has about eleven days less than the solar calendar. Thus, every year, the month of the lunar calendar occurs eleven days prior to what it had occurred in the previous solar year. Thus, in a span of about thirty three lunar years a human being will experience all the different seasons for one particular month of the lunar calendar. This is very important because the yearly activities of a Muslim are based on the lunar calendar. Certain months like Ramadhan and Hajj are very important to the Muslims. During Ramadhan a Muslim has to fast which includes abstaining fr ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 09 Mar '13 03:15 pm

 
  
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Hindus follow solar calender.
Answered by Surender Rao, 05 Nov '12 08:40 pm

 
  
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