Islamic Calendar 2017 – Holidays, Festivals

Islamic Calendar 2017: The word ‘Islam’ is an Arabic word which means ‘submission to the will of God’. This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word ‘salam’, which means ‘peace’. As such, the religion of Islam teaches that in order to achieve true peace of mind and surety of heart, one must submit to God and live according to His Divinely revealed Law. The most important truth that God revealed to mankind is that there is nothing divine or worthy of being worshiped except for Almighty God, thus all human beings should submit to Him. The word ‘Muslim’ means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Being a Muslim entails willful submission and active obedience to God, and living in accordance with His message. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar consist of twelve months a year and 354 days. There are either 29 or 30 days in each month, but they are not in order. It is also called as Muslim calendar or Hijri calendar.

2017 Islamic Calendar

Islamic festivals or the holidays are celebrated according to the Islamic calendar. The traditional practice is, festival dates are decided and declared by a committee of Muslim leaders in the local country. This practice is followed in the majority of Muslim countries. Muslim leaders follow the process of fist sighting of crescent moon after sunset to decide the first day of each month and then festivals are derived from there. Here we have provided details 2017 Islamic festival holiday dates and any other information related to the Muslim religious holiday. Some dates may vary slightly in local countries as they are determined locally according to moon sighting.

Lailat-al-Miraj

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Lailat-al-Bara-a

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Ramadan

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Lailat-al-Kadr

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Quds-Day

Friday, June 23, 2017

Eid-al-Fitr

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Waqf-al-Arafa

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Eid-al-Adha

Friday, September 01, 2017

AL-Hijra-Muharram

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ashura

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Mawlid-al-Nabi

Friday, December 01, 2017

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Months In Islamic Calendar

S.No Month Arabic
1 Muharram مُحَرَّم Muḥarram
2 Safar صَفَر Ṣafar
3 Rabi' I رَبيع الأوّل Rabī‘ al-Awwal
4 Rabi' II رَبيع الثاني Rabī‘ ath-Thānī
5 Jumada I جُمادى الأولى Jumādá al-Ūlá
6 Jumada II جُمادى الثانية Jumādá ath-Thāniyah
7 Rajab رَجَب Rajab
8 Sha'ban شَعْبان Sha‘bān
9 Ramadan رَمَضان Ramaḍān
10 Shawwal شَوّال Shawwāl
11 Dhu al-Qi‘dah ذو القِعْدة Dhul Qidah
12 Dhu al-Hijjah ذو الحِجّة Dhul Ḥijjah

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