Islamic Calendar

Glorious Day of Eid ul Fitr

BEAUTIFUL HADITH ABOUT EID The Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam is reported to have said, “And then the night of Eidul fitr, the night that is called Laylatul Jaa’izah (night of prize giving), comes along. On the morning of Eid Allah sends down the Malaa’ikah (angels) to all the lands of the earth… Continue reading Glorious Day of Eid ul Fitr

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Important anniversaries and dates of Shabaan

1st   - Wisaal; Maulana Sardaar Ahmad, Pakistan 2nd  - Wissal; Imam al-Azam Hadrat Abu Hanifa, Baghdad 3rd  -  Birth; Shahid-e-Karbala, Hazrat Imam Hussain 3rd  -  Urs; Umm-ul Mu'mineen Bibi Hafsah 3rd  -  Urs; Hadrat Shaykh Abul Farah Tartusi, Baghdad 3rd  -  Urs; Hadrat Meer Sayyad Ahmad, Kalpi Shareef 4th   -  Hijrat; Hazrat Imam Husain (Makkah to Madinah) 6th   - Wissal;… Continue reading Important anniversaries and dates of Shabaan

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Important Islamic Dates-Muharram

Muḥarram (Arabic: مُحَرَّم‎‎ muḥarram) is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is one of the four sacred months of the year. Since the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, Muharram moves from year to year when compared with the Gregorian calendar. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month in… Continue reading Important Islamic Dates-Muharram

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Islamic Months

Islamic calendar (also referred to as Hijri calendar) is a purely lunar calendar.Each lunar month is approximately 29.53 solar days. Therefore, the Islamic calendar is shorter than the Gregorian calendar. 12 lunar months is about 12 x 29.53=354.36 days (10 to 11 days shorter than the solar calendar). This why you may have noticed that… Continue reading Islamic Months