Hijri Calendar

The calendar system which is based on the Earth’s revolving around the Sun, and marks the arrival day (September 20, 622) of our Prophet (PBUH) in Quba (masjid) as the beginning is named Hijri Solar Calendar. In the pre-Islamic period every important event used to be accepted as the beginning of an era. Ultimately the Elephant Issue had been accepted as the beginning date. In this practice, since the years were counted according to important events, it would lead to much confusion. The Hijri calendar is the Islamic dating system…

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