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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 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 …

Calendar

How Are Hijri Calendar & Hijra Related?

During the life of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) in Arabia, people distinguished years by the major events that occurred within them. For example, the year when the Hijra took place—the migration of the Prophet and his Companions from Mecca to Medinah—was named ‘the year of the permission to travel’. During Caliph Umar Ibn Al-Khattab’s fourth year, …

Lunar Calendar

Scientific Pros of Lunar Calendar

When Al-Bara’ was asked, “Was the face of the Prophet (as bright) as a sword?” he answered, “No, but (as bright) as a moon” (Bukhari).

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 calendarstartsin the year 622 AD with the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra. In fact, Muslim use this …

Egypt

Happy New Year 6259, Egypt!

Every year on September 11th -or 12thin leap years only- Egypt witnesses the beginning of its “Egyptian Year,” the first invented calendar in the world. The story of the Egyptian calendar dates back to the year 4241 BC when Egyptians retired their old lunar calendar after discovering the discrepancy between it and the actual passage …

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 …



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