Islamic Month Names

Lesson # 1

Short Introduction of Islamic Month

Q1. When Islamic Day begins?

Islamic Day begin when Sun rise and its End when Sun set.

Q2. When Islamic month starts?

Islamic month start when moon sight .

Q3. When Islamic calendar started?

Islamic Calendar started when Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (Emigration) to Madina city from Makkah.

Q4. What is the name of Islamic calendar?

Islamic calendar name is Hijri calendar.

Q5. How many months are in Islamic Calendar?

Islamic calendar has 12 Month.

That time was CE (Common Era) 622, now is CE 2016 and Islamic year AH (After Hijrah) is 1433 now.Islamic Month Names Islamic Month Names

Lesson # 2

 

Islamic Month Names & Meaning

 

  1. MUHARRAM

(Forbidden)

  1. SAFAR

(Whistling of the wind)

  1. RABI-AL-AWWAL

(First month of spring)

  1. RABI-AL-THANI

(The second month of spring)

  1. JUMADA-AL-AWWAL

(The first month of summer . “Jumada” means dry)

  1. JUMADA-AL-THANI

(Second month of summer)

  1. RAJAB

(To respect)

  1. SHABAN

(Undisturbed increase)

  1. RAMADAN

(Intense heat)

  1. SHAWWAL

(Uplift/breakage)

  1. ZUL-QAADAH

(To sit)

  1. ZUL-HIJJAH

(Pilgrimage)