Islamic Calendar - The Hijrah Islamic Calendar and Holiday Dates
HIJRI. ISLAMIC NEW YEAR. 15th OCTOBER 2015. The Islamic New Year is called Ras as-Sanah al Hijriyah. On this day in 610 CE Prophet Muhammad began his emigration from Mecca to Medina and this historic journey is called the Hijra. Muslims across the world remember this journey and celebrate this day as the New Year by visiting the mosque to offer prayers. This year, the day is the start of the Islamic year of AH 1436 and the first month of the Islamic calendar is the month of Muharram.
The Islamic Lunar Calendar, Muslim Calendar or Hijri Calendar and Gregorian Calendar _14
ID MILAD-UN-NABI. 24th DECEMBER 2015. In India this day is also called Barawafat, Id- e- Milad or Mawlid and the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad is celebrated on this day. The day falls in Rabi al-awwal, the third month of the Islamic calendar. On this day people gather at the mosques to listen to sermons and offer prayers. They decorate their homes and donate in charity. Daiwik Hotels wishes everyone on the auspicious occasion of Id-Milad-Un-Nabi.
Islamic Festival of Eid al Fitr celebrates the end of Ramadan. Because the Islamic calendar is lunar, Islamic holidays fall on different dates every year. Depending on the community, Ramadan in 2015 will start on Thursday, the 18th of June and will continue for 30 days until Friday, the 17th of July.