Hijri Calendar | About Islam
Home > Tag: Hijri Calendar

Tag: Hijri Calendar

8 Names of Month of Rajab and Their Meanings

8 Names of Month of Rajab and Their Meanings (Infographic)

The month of Rajab will start after few days. Did you know that Arabs had many names for this month? Scholars counted up to 18 names that were used for this month. Names of Rajab In this infographic, we selected 8 names and explained their meanings. The names show the respect that Arabs had, even before Islam, …

Sacred Month of Rajab 1440: When Will It Start?

Rajab is the 7th Hijri month of the lunar calendar. It’s regarded as one of the four sacred months in Islam in which warfare is prohibited. The month is very special for Muslims, being a prelude to, and an occasion to prepare for, Ramadan, the 9th Hijri month. When Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) sighted the moon …

9 Interesting Facts About the Hijri Calendar

9 Interesting Facts About the Hijri Calendar

A new rule-based variant of the Hijri calendar has come into the foray recently, which is called the Tabular Islamic calendar.
This calendar is worked on by arithmetic rules rather than by observation or astronomical calculation. It has a 30-year cycle…

When Will Jumada Al Thani 1440 Start?

MAKKAH – The Islamic World is about to celebrate the beginning of the new Hijri month Jumada Al Thani, the sixth month of the Hijri calendar 1440. According to the National Research Institute of Astronomy & Geophysics (NRIAG) in Helwan, Egypt, the Waning (old) Crescent Moon which marks the end of Jumada Al Awwal 1440 …

Know When New Moon Safar Starts in Your Location

When will Safar 1439 take place? Safar is the second month in the Hijri Calendar. Normally, a Hijri day starts at sunset. Thus, observing the crescent of a new Hijri month occurs during the sunset. Like all the other Hijri lunar months, the month of Safar spans over 29 or 30 days; and for that reason, we conduct the …

All You Need to Know About the Islamic Calendar

All You Need to Know About the Islamic Calendar

The Islamic or Hijri calendar is based on a lunar month of 29 to 30 days, with the day starting at sunset. The new moon announces the arrival of a new month, but due to differences in the weather (rain and fog, etc.) that may prevent a clear view of the moon…

A New Year.. All Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A New Year.. 3 Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A new hijri year has just started; a great chance to start afresh and to turn over a new leaf. You may have missed some of the blessed seasons last year; perhaps you did not do well during the past Ramadan or Dhul-Hijjah 10 days. Many of us certainly feel sad about that. It is painful, indeed, …

Hijrah Event Can It Pass Unnoticed

Hijrah Event: Can It Pass Unnoticed?

We Muslims should not let any event go without understanding its wisdom and taking a lesson from it. The life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was a celebration of utter morality and excellence in everything.



find out more!