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How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolution

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolutions

A new hijri year started. As usual I am busying myself with a slew of to dos. Reflecting on the past year I wrote a long list of goals for the year ahead. These include spending more time with the family and managing money more wisely. This also included the continued promise to lose more …

Unified Hijri Calendar

Towards Unified Hijri Calendar

It’s over a 40-year old initiative towards a unified Islamic calendar. This global effort aims at bringing good science close to Shari’ah and practicality through making progress on convergence of Islamic observance for the start of Islamic months.

Hijri Year

When Will Be New Hijri Year 1439?

The Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. This first day of the year is the first day of Muharram. The Hijri calendar starts in the year 622 AD with the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra. In fact, Muslim use this …

The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

{Of the believers are men who are true to that which they covenanted with Allah. Some of them have paid their vow by death (in battle), and some of them still are waiting; and they have not altered in the least.} (Al-Ahzab 33:23) In these modern times of sophisticated technology, people have a real need …

A New Year.. All Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A New Year.. All Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A new hijri year is almost here; 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, …

New Year, New Leaf

New Year, New Leaf

The New Hijri Year occasion is a time for reflection, assessment, and planning for the coming year. One should seize this occasion by assessing his work in the past year(s) and planning to lead a better life in the coming year. It’s high time for reflecting on and studying one’s relationship with God, with his …

When Will Ramadan 1438/2017 Start?

When Will Ramadan 1438/2017 Start?

{Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them. And fight against the disbelievers collectively as they fight against you collectively. …

When Is the New Hijri Year 1438?

The first day of the New Hijri Year is observed on the first day of the Muharram, the first month in the Hijri calendar. The next Hijri year on the Islamic calendar will be number 1438, since the first one occurred in 622 AD when Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) immigrated from Makkah to Medina, known as …

When Will Hajj & Eid Occur This Year?

Astronomical observations have shown that the Old Crescent Moon (End of Dhul-Qidah 1437 AH), has taken place today on August 31, 2016. These observations have proved the correctness of astronomical calculations which expects that the Astronomical New Moon (Conjunction) of the new Hijri month of Dhul-Hijjah will take place tomorrow on September 1, 2016 (Thursday) …



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