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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…

9 Interesting Facts about the Islamic Calendar

9 Interesting Facts about the Islamic 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…

The Battle of Karbalaa- Read Full Story

Islam has witnessed so many events over the course of  history that entrenched itself deep into our collective conscious. Starting from the political events that followed the Prophet’s death, passing through military conquests and defeats of the different Sultanate dynasties during the middle ages, and ending with the current  role of Islam in our post-modern …

Islamic Calendar & Religious Occasions (For Kids)

The Islamic calendar or Hijri calendar (AH) is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 days. It is used to date events in many Muslim countries (concurrently with the Gregorian calendar), and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper days on which to observe the annual fasting, to attend …

Hijri Calendar: Tying Muslims Together

Hijri Calendar: Tying Muslims Together

Islam is a religion of social connections that bind us together. That social relationship impacts us on the most intimate level. Our salaah (prayers) is offered as sentient individuals…



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