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Happy New Hijri Year 1432

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1432 AH- 7 December 2010 – The Islamic New Year 1432 H./2010 is expected to fall on December 7, 2010 , Islamic system  has a lunar based calendar with 354 days. The New Year date also changes every year as the Islamic Calendar is 11 days shorter than the solar calendar. Maal Hijra or Islamic New Year is celebrated on the first day of Muharram (first Islamic month). The word Muharram also means respect. It is more of a cultural event than a New Year celebration. People welcome the New Year with peace and prayers.

the beginnings and endings of which are determined by the sighting of the crescent moon. Years are counted since the Hijrah, which is when the Prophet Muhammad migrated from Mecca to Madinah (approximately July 622 A.D.) The Islamic New Year 1432 H./2010 is expected to fall on December 7, 2010.

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Written by lankamuslim.com

December 6, 2010 at 7:51 pm

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