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Dhul-Qidah Starts, Saudi Begins Receiving Pilgrims - About Islam

Dhul-Qidah Starts, Saudi Begins Receiving Pilgrims

JEDDAH – The Hajj 2018 season has begun, with the first flights arriving to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Malaysia on Saturday July 14, Arab News reported. The 11th Hijri month of Dhul-Qi’dah 1439 AH started on Saturday July 14, 2018 to begin the spiritual preparation for the Hajj pilgrimage season in August …

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 ofMuslims 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 …

Safar 1439

Where to Observe the New Safar 1439?

When will Safar 1439 take place? Safar is the second month in the Hijri Calendar.Normally,a Hijri day starts at sunset. Thus, observing the crescent ofa new Hijri monthoccurs during the sunset. If the crescent sets before the sunset, this means there is no new month. If it sets after the sunset, this means the beginning …

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.

This is When 11th Hijri Month Occurs at Your Site

When Is 11th Hijri Month This Year?

The Astronomical New Moon aka conjunction is on Sunday the 23rd of July 2017 at 9:45 UT. On that day, the moon can be seen with difficulty in the Pacific Islands only. However, on Monday the 24th of July 2017, the moon can be easily seen in almost the whole world except New Zealand. This …

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 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? - About Islam

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 …

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