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Events in the Islamic Calendar


For Muslims, the daily rhythm of activities revolves around the times of the five daily prayers, and the yearly activities revolve around the various Islamic festivals and events. These celebrations and commemorations are mainly held in the mosque, which occupies a central place in Muslim community life.

Exhibition is on at the Asian Civilisations Museum till 31 December 2002. This document is part of a joint project of the Asian Civilisations Museum and the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore. The text appears here with the kind permission of the Asian Civilisations Museum.

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Last updated: February 2002