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Unlocking the Islamic Calendar 2024: Your Comprehensive Guide to the Hijri Calendar

Muslims around the world use the Islamic Calendar (also known as the Lunar or Hijri calendar) to determine the dates of religious events and observances. This 2023 Islamic calendar is based on 12 lunar months – a new month begins when a new moon is sighted.

Key Dates in the 2024 Islamic Calendar (Hijri Calendar)

Al Isra’ wal Mi’raj (The night journey and ascension)8th February 202427th Rajab 1445
Shab-e-Barat25th February 202415th Shaban 1445
Ramadan begins11th March 20241st Ramadan 1445
Laylatul Qadr6th April 202427th Ramadan 1445**
Eid al Fitr10th April 20241st Shawwal 1445
Dhul Hijjah begins7th June 20241st Dhul Hijjah 1445
Hajj begins14th June 20248th Dhul Hijjah 1445
Day of Arafah15th June 20249th Dhul Hijjah 1445
Eid al Adha16th June 202410th Dhul Hijjah 1445
Islamic New Year7th July 20241st Muharram 1446
Day of Ashura16th July 202410th Muharram 1446

*These dates are dependent on moon sightings
** It is widely believed that Laylatul Qadr occurs on the 27th Night of Ramadan, however many scholars recommend focusing on the last 10 nights of Ramadan

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. Shaban
  9. Ramadan
  10. Shawwal
  11. Dhul Qadah
  12. Dhul Hijjah (month of Hajj)


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