Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Time to Pray

Map showing the regions where the "Total Lunar Eclipse" of 27-28 July 2018 will be visible.

On the last weekend of this month, July 2018, there will be a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse will be on the Friday/Saturday night, 27-28 July 2018. The total lunar eclipse will last about 103 minutes and is calculated to be the longest total lunar eclipse of this century (2001-2100). The eclipse will be visible … Read moreLunar Eclipse July 2018: Time to Pray

The Origin of Islamic Calendar

Below is an excerpt on the history of the origin of islamic calendar. The purely lunar calendar is known as qamariya (arabic qamar means the moon). It is also known as hijri calendar from the arabic word hegira, which means emmigration. The Prophet Muhammad pbuh, did not order anything regarding islamic calendar as an administrative … Read moreThe Origin of Islamic Calendar

Names of Hijri Year during the Prophet’s Time

After the emerging and spreading of Islam through the efforts of the Prophet -may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him-, the qamaria year was established with the beginning of the year started by the month Muharram and ended with the month Dzulhijja. But the the beginning of the year and the counting of … Read moreNames of Hijri Year during the Prophet’s Time

Download Islamic Calendar Rabi’ul Awwal 1433 AH

We are already at the end of the month of Safar 1433 AH today. Now, the islamic month of Rabi’ul Awwal is coming. This year the month begins on 24 January and ends on 22 February 2012 as calculated based on the islamic calendar of Ummul Qura, Saudi Arabia. Thus, it has 30 days. In … Read moreDownload Islamic Calendar Rabi’ul Awwal 1433 AH