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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.


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 …

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 …

Waxing Crescent

When is Jumada Al-Thani's Crescent?

Jumada Al-Thani, Jumada Al-Akhir, or Jumada al-Akhira is the 6th month in the Islamic Hijri Calendar. The origin of the word Jumda, from which the name of the month is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months.

Moon Phases

Moon Phases in Ramadan (+ Flash)

Muslims all over the world and in the 66 Muslim countries and occupied nations are now celebrating their holiest and dearest guest of the year, the holy month of Ramadan, the month of favorable deeds and auspicious blessings.

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