The World Of Science: muslims’ Philanthropy Astronomy Contribution

Bih Ni, Lee The World Of Science: muslims’ Philanthropy Astronomy Contribution. International Journal Of Advanced Computing, engineering And Application (ijacea), Issn: 2319-281x, vol. 2, No. 4, August 2013, Vol. 2.

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Moon and sun are of vital in the daily life of every Muslim. This paper is a library research and history review on the special interest of the muslim s in astronomy. The findings are by the moon, Muslims determine th e beginning and the end of the months in their lunar calendar. By the sun the Muslims calculate the times for prayer and fasting. It is by means of astronomy that Muslims can determine the precise direction of the Qiblah, during prayer, to face the Ka'bah in Makkah. The Jilali is the most precise science computing, solar calendar, superior to the Julian, devised under the supervision of Umar Khayyam.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 0.039
Uncontrolled Keywords: Muslims Science Comp uting, Muslims astronomy, muslims Solar Calendar
Subjects: History Education > History Education
Divisions: Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Depositing User: UMS SPPS ANGELINE
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 17:06
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2014 02:58

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