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Hijri

The Hijri year (AH anno hegirae) is the year-numbering system used in the Islamic calendar. It commemorates the Hijra ( emigration of Prophet Muhammad and his followers to the city of Medina in 622 CE).

The year 2017 corresponds to the Islamic years 1438–1439 AH.


The first day of Muharram is on Thursday 21 September 2017 CE and the new year is 1439 AH.

 

 

HAPPY NEW HIJRI YEAR 1438
( 1 October 2016)

The Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic new year (Arabic: Ras as-Sanah al-Hijriyah) is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first month, Muharram is one of the four sacred months that Allah has mentioned in the Quran.


1st Muharram 1438

Cresent Moon visibility 1st Muharram 1438 / 1st October 2016

 


 

Hijrah

The Hijra is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina between June 21st and July 2nd in 622 CE.

 

 

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  • Dhu al-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar.This is a very sacred month in the Islamic calendar, marking the end of the year. It is in this month in which the Hajj (pilgrimage) takes place and the pilgrimage occurs from the 8th to 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th and last month of the Islamic calendar.

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    La Hijra chez les Musulmans

 

Calendar


Hijri
Eid Mouloud
Mawlid an Nabi
Eid al Adha
Eid el Kebir