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Posted 27 January 2011 - 06:40 PM

The Muslim Calendar 2011, 2012, 2013
Major holiday dates for Islam
Muslim calendar for 2011

Tuesday 15 February

Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad)

Shia Muslims celebrate this 5 days later. Some Muslims do not approve of celebrating the birthday, and regard doing so as a religious innovation.

Sunday 20 February

Milad un Nabi (Shia)

Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Sunni Muslims celebrate this 5 days earlier. Some Muslims do not approve of celebrating the birthday, and regard doing so as a religious innovation.

Monday 1 August

Ramadan (start)

Ramadan is the Muslim month of fasting.

Tuesday 30 August

Eid-Ul-Fitr

The end of Ramadan when Muslims celebrate the end of fasting and thank Allah for His help with their month-long act of self-control.

Sunday 6 November

Eid-Ul-Adha

Festival of Sacrifice marking the day after Arafat. The Day of Arafat is the most important day in the Hajj ritual. This is a four day holiday

Saturday 26 November

Al-Hijira

Islamic New Year. Marks the migration of the Prophet Mohammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina

Monday 5 December

Ashura

Islamic holy day observed on the 10th of the Islamic month of Muharram. Shi'ite Muslims regard it as a major festival marking the martydom of the Prophet's grandson, Hussein..

Muslim calendar for 2012

Saturday 4 February


Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad)

Shia Muslims celebrate this 5 days later. Some Muslims do not approve of celebrating the birthday, and regard doing so as a religious innovation.

Thursday 9 February

Milad un Nabi (Shia)

Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Sunni Muslims celebrate this 5 days earlier. Some Muslims do not approve of celebrating the birthday, and regard doing so as a religious innovation.

Friday 20 July

Ramadan (start)

Ramadan is the Muslim month of fasting.

Sunday 19 August

Eid-Ul-Fitr

The end of Ramadan when Muslims celebrate the end of fasting and thank Allah for His help with their month-long act of self-control.

Friday 26 October

Eid-Ul-Adha

Festival of Sacrifice marking the day after Arafat. The Day of Arafat is the most important day in the Hajj ritual. This is a four day holiday

Thursday 15 November

Al-Hijira

Islamic New Year. Marks the migration of the Prophet Mohammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina

Saturday 24 November

Ashura

Islamic holy day observed on the 10th of the Islamic month of Muharram. Shi'ite Muslims regard it as a major festival marking the martydom of the Prophet's grandson, Hussein..

Muslim calendar for 2013

Thursday 24 January

Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad)

Shia Muslims celebrate this 5 days later. Some Muslims do not approve of celebrating the birthday, and regard doing so as a religious innovation.

Tuesday 29 January

Milad un Nabi (Shia)

Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Sunni Muslims celebrate this 5 days earlier. Some Muslims do not approve of celebrating the birthday, and regard doing so as a religious innovation.

Tuesday 9 July

Ramadan (start)

Ramadan is the Muslim month of fasting.

Thursday 8 August

Eid-Ul-Fitr

The end of Ramadan when Muslims celebrate the end of fasting and thank Allah for His help with their month-long act of self-control.

Tuesday 15 October

Eid-Ul-Adha

Festival of Sacrifice marking the day after Arafat. The Day of Arafat is the most important day in the Hajj ritual. This is a four day holiday

Monday 4 November

Al-Hijira

Islamic New Year. Marks the migration of the Prophet Mohammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina

Wednesday 13 November

Ashura

Islamic holy day observed on the 10th of the Islamic month of Muharram




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