(The day of) ʿArafah

The 9th day of the last Islamic Lunar Calendar Month of Dhul Ḥijjah, and the day before EidAn Islamic religious festival and holiday. The ahadith list four days as being specific days of Eid: • Eid al-Adha - the 10th of Dhu’l Hijjah to complete the Hajj• Eid al-Fitr -...

(The day of) ʿArafah

The 9th day of the last Islamic Lunar Calendar Month of Dhul ḤijjahThe 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar. Hajj, the Day of Arafah, Eid al-Adha, Eid al-Ghadir, and Eid al-Mubahalah all take place during this month.... More, and the day before EidAn Islamic...

Arbaʿīn

‘The fortieth (day)’. A Shi’ahAn abbreviation for ‘After Hijrah.’ Used in English to denote the current era of the Islamic lunar calendar. This era began with the Prophet’s and early Muslims' migration from Mecca to Medina (the event was... More Muslim religious...

Eid

An Islamic religious festival and holiday. The ahadith list four days as being specific days of EidAn Islamic religious festival and holiday. The ahadith list four days as being specific days of Eid: • Eid al-Adha - the 10th of Dhu’l Hijjah to complete the Hajj• Eid...

Eid al-Fiṭr

Fiṭr means breaking a fast. Eid al-FiṭrFiṭr means breaking a fast. Eid al-Fiṭr falls on the first of the Islamic month Shawwal and is one of the biggest religious holidays. On this Eid, Muslims celebrate the end of the fast of the... More falls on the first of the...