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When Will You Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr?

When Will You Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr?

The holy month of Ramadan is sadly nearing its end. According to astronomical calculations, Ramadan 1438 will only be 29 days long. Eid al-Fitr, or the ‘small feast’, is celebrated by Muslims on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Hijri calendar, which follows Ramadan. The Islamic Hijri calendar is a lunar …

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. …

Fasting Hours of Ramadan

Fasting Hours of Ramadan 2017/1438

As Ramadan draws near, many will have looked at the start and end times of the fasts this year, calculating how many hours they will be fasting each day. This year, Ramadan will likely start on Saturday, May 27. The holy month will fall within the hottest and longest part of the year for countries in the …

When Will 30 Pre-Ramadan Days Start?

When Will 30 Pre-Ramadan Days Start?

Sha’ban is the 8th month of the Hijri Calendar. The months of this lunar calendar start when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. Since the Hijri calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Sha’ban migrates throughout the seasons like the other eleven Hijri months. The month is …

Rajab 1438: When Will It Start?

Rajab is the 7th Hijri month of the lunar Hijri 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 as it’s a prelude to Ramadan, the 9th Hijri month; “O Allah, make the months of Rajab and Sha’ban blessed for …

When Is Rabi’ At-thani 1438 in Your Location?

Check when will be the beginning of Rabi’ At-thani, the fourth month of the Hijri Calendar. The Hijri Calendar is a lunar one, meaning that months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. And since this type of calendars is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Rabi’ At-thani …

When is Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1438 in Your Location?

When will Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1438 start in your location? Rabi’ Al-Awwal is the third month in the Hijri Calendar. The most important Islamic events during this month is the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Although the exact date is unknown, the majority of Muslims believe the birth date of the Prophet (SAW) occurs on the …

Know When 2nd Hijri Month Starts in Your Location

When will the month of Safar, the second month of the Hijri Calendar, start where you live? Like all the other Hijri lunar months, the month of Safar spans over 29 or 30 days; and for that reason we conduct the lunar astronomical observations and calculate the lunar months to know their exact dates every …

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 …



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