Islamic Calendar (also known as the Lunar or Hijri calendar) for religious events and observances.
Meaning - Forbidden.
Significance - Fighting is forbidden during the month to ensure Muslims could go to and from Hajj unharmed. Fasting during this month is recommended, and the Day of Ashura falls within this time, too.
Meaning – Void.
Significance - Several battles were fought during this month, and Allah (SWT) commanded the Muslims to move to Madina to avoid further battles.
Meaning – First spring.
Significance - The ground sprouted with new life. The birth of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as well as his death.
Meaning - Second spring.
Significance - Also called Jumada Al-Akhirah. It is not a special month, but good deeds are recommended all year round, including during this month.
Meaning - The first month of dry land.
Significance - Also called Jumada Al-Ula. It is not a special month, but good deeds are recommended all year around, including during this month.
Meaning - The second month of dry land.
Significance - This month is a month of mourning for many due to the deaths of Fatimah al-Zahra (the Prophet’s (PBUH) and Khadijah’s (RA) youngest daughter. Caliph Abu Bakr
Meaning - To respect or honour.
Significance - It is haram to fight or be in conflict in this month. The birth of Ali (RA) and the Prophet’s (PBUH) night journey occurred.
Meaning – Scattered.
Significance - This month is often neglected, but it should be used to increase worship.
Meaning – Scorching heat.
Significance - Fasting during this month humbles us and shows us the struggles of the impoverished around the world.
Meaning – Raised.
Significance - Celebratory time due to Eid Al-Fitr falling during this month.
Meaning – The month of truce.
Significance - Violence is forbidden, and this allows Muslims to go to and from Makkah peacefully. Both good and bad deeds are heavier during this month.
Meaning – Pilgrimage: the month of Hajj.
Significance - Holy period with significant events like Eid Al-Adha. Many go for Hajj at this time as it is a holy month. It is better to refrain from cutting your nails and hair
|ISLAMIC EVENT||GREGORIAN DATE||HIJRI DATE|
|Healthy Fasting on Dhul Hijjah and The Day of Arafat||28 June 2023||9 Thu al-Hijjah 1444|
|The 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah and its virtues||20 June 2023||1 Thu al-Hijjah 1444|
|When Does the Islamic New Year Begin?||19 July 2023||1 Muḥarram 1445|
|Day of Ashura||28 July 2023||10 Muḥarram 1445|
|What is Shab-e-Barat?||09 March 2023||16 Sha‘ban 1444|
|Eid Al-Fitr||22 April 2023||1 Shawwal 1444|
|Al Isra’ wal Mi’raj (The Night Journey and Ascension)||17 February 2023||26 Rajab 1444|
|12th Rabi’ Al-Awwal||27 September 2023||12 Rabi‘ al-awwal 1445|
|Eid Al-Adha||29 June 2023||10 Thu al-Hijjah 1444|
|Laylatul Qadr: The Night of Power in Ramadan||18 April 2023||27 Ramadan 1444|
|Charity Fundraising Ideas||12 September 2023||26 Ṣafar 1445|
|Ways to Tackle Global Hunger||06 August 2023||19 Muḥarram 1445|
|Why is Charity Important in Islam?||09 August 2023||22 Muḥarram 1445|
|World Hunger Day: Making Every Day a Day to Take Action||22 August 2023||5 Ṣafar 1445|
|Sustainable Solutions: How Agricultural Innovation Can Fight Hunger||19 August 2023||2 Ṣafar 1445|
|The State of Global Hunger: Understanding the Crisis||14 August 2023||27 Muḥarram 1445|
|Food Waste: A Shocking Reality in the Fight Against Hunger||28 September 2023||13 Rabi‘ al-awwal 1445|
|The Plight of Widows and Orphans: Understanding Their Vulnerabilities||03 October 2023||18 Rabi‘ al-awwal 1445|
|Challenging Social Prejudices Against Widows and Orphans||17 October 2023||2 Rabi‘ al-akhir 1445|
|Building a Supportive Network: Volunteering for Widows and Orphans||30 October 2023||15 Rabi‘ al-akhir 1445|
Please note that these dates are dependent on the moon sighting