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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.

Muslim kids

Educate Your Kids about the Sacred Months

Editor’s Note: In this article, we provide simple information about the four sacred months so that Muslim parents would easily read it to their kids and educate them about the blessed days.   The sacred months are four: Dhul-Qi`dah, Dhul-Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab. Sins in these months are more serious and good deeds bring a …

Sha`ban

Priority in Sha`ban: Optional or Missed Fasts?

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- One is recommended to make up for the days missed as soon as possible. 2- Fasting the missed days …

8 Names of Month of Rajab and Their Meanings

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

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

Rajab

Fasting in Rajab: Recommended?

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. Thanks a lot for your question, and we implore Allah to guide Muslims to the way through which they can gain His Reward …



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