Islamic Calendar Free Download, 2013 – 1434

Islamic Calendar

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Printable Islamic Calendar 2013 / Hijri Calendar 2013 / Muslim Calendar for Makkah (Islamic Year 1434). This calendar is based on the predicted visibility of the new moon and it is in English & Arabic languages. Important Islamic events have been marked in the calendar.

Islamic Calendar 2013 (1434)

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Following is a date-wise list of important Events in Islamic Calendar.

Islamic Event Day Gregorian Date
Ra’s Essana 1st Muharram 15-November-2012
Ashura 10 Muharram 24-November-2012
El Mawlid Annabawi 12 Rabi’ I 24-January-2013
El Isrâ Wal Mi’raj 27 Rajab 06-June-2013
Laylatulbarâa 15 Sha’ban 24-June-2013
Ramadan 1st Ramadan 10-July-2013
Ghazwat Badr 17 Ramadan 26-July-2013
Laylatulqadr 27 Ramadan 05-August-2013
Aid El Fitr 1st Shuwwal 08-August-2013
Wuquf Arafat 09 Dhulhijja 14-October-2013
Aid El Adha 10 Dhulhijja 15-October-2013

Why do Muslims follow the lunar calendar (Islamic Calendar)?

Answer:

  1. 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.
  2. In the lunar calendar in different years the months fall in a different season.

The lunar calendar has about 11 days less than the solar calendar. Thus, every year, the month of the lunar calendar occurs 11 days prior to what it had occurred in the previous solar year. Thus, in a span of about 33 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 from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. If the Islamic months were based on the solar calendar where the seasons were fixed, then people living in certain parts of the world would have Ramadhan in summer while in other parts of the world it would be winter. Some Muslims would have to fast for a longer period of time where the days are long while other Muslims would have to fast for shorter period of time where the days are short. If the seasons did not change, then Muslims living in some parts of the world may feel that they are at a disadvantage throughout their lives.

By following the lunar calendar, every Muslim has a taste of fasting in different seasons and for a different time period, in a span of about 33 years of his life.

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Source: IRF.net & MakkahCalendar.org

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