lunar calendar


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lunar calendar

(loo -ner) See lunar year; calendar.
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Joss paper is burned at funerals and important dates on the lunar calendar to make sure the deceased are well taken care of in the afterlife.
"The solar calendar and the lunar calendar run separately from each other, and are different.
He said that he will be sending the five-year lunar Calendar to federal cabinet for approval next week.
The petitioner argued that the lunar calendar was not in line with Islamic teachings.
PESHAWAR -- A petition was filed in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Monday challenging the lunar calendar launched by Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry.
The dates have been derived from the lunar calendar that was launched by the Ministry for Science and Technology last month in order to end the controversies over the sighting of the moon for Islamic months.
ISLAMABAD -- A conflict between science and religion has stirred yet another controversy in Pakistan with the government introducing its first-ever lunar calendar.
Lahore -- Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has launched Pakistan's first moon sighting website and according to the newly-formulated five-year lunar calendar, Eidul Fitr will fall on June 5 this year.
"And see for themselves how easy science has made it to predict the lunar calendar. There is no need for an arduous task.
The festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. (ANI)
Spotting the crescent moon on the last night of Shaaban (the eighth month of the Islamic lunar calendar) is the only way to determine the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.
There are historical evidences that lunar calendar on months and years belongs to Kyrgyz nation, said MP Kanybek Imanakiyev at the scientific and practical conference "Preservation and Development of National Values" which was held in parliament on April 4.