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Rabi-al-Awwal 1439

3rd Hijri Month: When Is Rabi-al-Awwal 2017 (1439)?

Rabi-al-Awwal is the 3rd month in the Hijri calendar. During this month, the Muslims celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The exact birthdate is unknown. However, the majority of Muslims believe it to be on the 12th of this month. Whereas a minority of Muslims believe it to be on the 17th. The Hijri calendar is …

Abulfeda

Kurdish Muslim Who Has a Lunar Crater

Kurds are a Muslim-majority Indo-European ethnic group who live in the Middle East. They number about 35 millions according to the Kurdish Institute of Paris. These people enjoy a long history of Islamic heritage and they’ve contributed a lot to the Islamic Civilization. Several renowned Muslim imams, scholars, intellectuals, scientists and warriors were Kurdish. One …

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 …

Who was the First to Invent the Islamic Calendar?

Who was the First to Invent the Islamic Calendar?

Since the Islamic calendar is lunar, its year is 10 or 11 days shorter than the Gregorian year. This means that Muslim months fall in different seasons. For example, Ramadan and Hajj can fall in the summer as well as in the winter.

Dhul-Hijjah

When Is Eid Al-Adha & Dhul-Hijjah 1438?

Dhul-Hijjah is the 12th and final month in the Hijri Calendar. It is a very sacred month for Muslims as Hajj pilgrimage and Al-Adha feast occur during it. Muslims perform hajj on the 8th, 9th and 10th of this month. Day of Arafah takes place on the 9th of the month. Eid Al-Adha, the “Festival …

Solar Eclipse

Watch Live 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Crosses Americas

As we recognize that everything in the universe is the Lord’s creation. The Qur’an encourages people to look around them, observe and reflect on the beauties and wonders of the cosmos – as signs of Allah’s majesty. “Allah is He, who created the sun, the moon, and the stars — (all) governed by laws under His …

Does the Eclipse Affect the Fetus

Does Eclipse Affect Fetus?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Whether the child will be born disabled, there is nothing stated in the Islamic sources. 2- If there is …



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