Islamic New Year

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Islamic New Year, also known as Hijri New Year, is the first day of the Islamic calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle. It marks the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina and is a time of reflection and fasting.



Islamic New Year is celebrated annually on the first day of the month of Muharram.

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“When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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