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Introduction to World Religions
by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.

Islamic Calendar and Feasts

Allah - Muslim name for God

The Islamic Lunar Calendar:

Year and Dates on the Islamic Calendar:

Islamic Year: 1416 1417 1418 1419 1420 1421 1422 1423 1424 1425 1426 1427 1428
Western Date: 21-Jan-96 10-Jan-97 31-Dec-97 20-Dec-98 9-Dec-99 27-Nov-00 16-Nov-01 6-Nov-02 26-Oct-03 15-Oct-04 4-Oct-05 23-Sep-06 12-Sep-07

The Twelve Islamic Months:

1) Muharram   2) Safar 3) Rabi' al-awwal 4) Rabi' al-thani  5) Jumada al-awwal 6) Jumada al-thani
7) Rajab 8) Sha'aban   9) Ramadan 10) Shawwal 11) Dhu al-Qi'dah 12) Dhu al-Hijjah

Islamic Feasts and Commemorations:

 


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