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Muslims New Year History Page
This year , the Muslims New Year is: 1439 HIJRIYAH
The New Year for Muslims around the world called "Sanah Hijriyah" and the first month of the new year called Muharram.
Muharram is like January means the first month of the new year for Muslims worldwide. September 22, 2017 was the beginning of the new year for all Muslims, This year will be called 1439Hijriyah. By the way Muslims have 12 months in each Muslim year too.
Muslims' New Year Calendar was established by Khalifa / Caliph Omar when he decided to make the beginning of Higrah ( move from a place to another), the immigration of the Prophet Mohamad from the city of Makkah to the city of Madinah/Yathreb, is the base to establish The Muslims' New Year Calendar ...
Ramadan is the Holy Islamic month of Fasting for all adult Muslims ( in Arabic we say: Sawm ), ( this month is # 9 in the Islamic Calendar ) .Muslims are required to abstain from all kind of food, drink and wives from the dawn time to sunset time.
Eid Al-Fiter is the Day Muslims Celebrating of breaking Fasting Ramadan. The first day of Eid Al-Fiter is on the beginning Islamic month of Shawaal (month#10).
Thu-Alhijjah is the month of pilgrimage ( in Arabic we say: Al-Hajj ),( the Prefix-( Thu ) is pronounced as the word though in English). ( this month is # 12 in the Islamic Calendar ) which around 3 million people and more from all over the world go to Makkah City in Saudia Arabia each year to make Hajj in submitting to Allah order of performing Hajj at least once in a person life.
Eid Al-Adha is the biggest celebration day in Islamic Year because Muslims performing Hajj ( pilgrimage ) and doing sacrifice ( Udhiyah ) to Allah on this day, the 10 th of the month of Thu-Alhijjah.