Dilshod K. Rakhimi

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The Start of the New Year According to the National Calendars of the Tajiks



the article is devoted to the issues of the traditional calendar of the Tajik people. The purpose of the article is to consider the traditional ways of determining the onset of seasons and months among mountain Tajiks based on the use of the method of theoretical analysis. It was revealed that the main ways to determine the onset of the new year were: calculation according to the Iranian solar calendar (the entry of the sun into the constellation Aries); calendar «the sun in man» (the arrival of the sun in the sign of the «heart»); observing the appearance of stars in a certain place; reaching...