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Hijri date 1435 AH[1][2] 1436 AH[3][4] 1437 AH[5][6] 1438 AH[7][8] 1439 AH[9][10]
Islamic New Year 1 Muḥarram 4 Nov. 2013 25 Oct. 2014 14 Oct. 2015 2 Oct. 2016 21 Sep. 2017
Day of Ashura 10 Muḥarram 13 Nov. 2013 3 Nov. 2014 23 Oct. 2015 11 Oct. 2016 30 Sep. 2017
Arba'een[a] 20 Ṣafar 23 Dec. 2013 12 Dec. 2014 2 Dec. 2015 20 Nov. 2016 9 Nov. 2017
Mawlid an-Nabī[b] 12 Rabī‘ al-Awwal (Sunnis) 13 Jan. 2014 3 Jan. 2015 23 Dec. 2015 11 Dec. 2016 30 Nov. 2017
17 Rabī‘ al-Awwal (Shias) 18 Jan. 2014 8 Jan. 2015 28 Dec. 2015 16 Dec. 2016 5 Dec. 2017
Birthday of ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib[a] 13 Rajab 12 May 2014 2 May 2015 20 Apr. 2016 10 Apr. 2017 30 Mar. 2018
Laylat al-Mi'raj 27 Rajab[c] 26 May 2014 16 May 2015 4 May 2016 24 Apr. 2017 13 Apr. 2018
Laylat al-Bara'at 15 Sha‘bān 13 June 2014 2 June 2015 22 May 2016 11 May 2017 1 May 2018
Birthday of Muhammad al-Mahdī[d] 15 Sha‘bān 13 June 2014 2 June 2015 22 May 2016 11 May 2017 1 May 2018
First day of Ramaḍān 1 Ramaḍān 29 June 2014 18 June 2015 6 June 2016 27 May 2017 16 May 2018
Laylat al-Qadr 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, or 29 Ramaḍān[e] between
17 & 26 July 2014
between
7 & 16 July 2015
between
25 June & 4 July 2016
between
15 & 24 June 2017
between
4 & 13 June 2018
Chaand Raat[f] 29 or 30 Ramaḍān[g] 27 July 2014 16 July 2015 5 July 2016 24 June 2017 14 June 2018
Eid al-Fitr 1 Shawwāl 28 July 2014 17 July 2015 6 July 2016 25 June 2017 15 June 2018
Hajj 8–13 Dhū al-Ḥijja 2–7 Oct. 2014 21–26 Sep. 2015 9–14 Sep. 2016 30 Aug. – 4 Sep. 2017 19–24 Aug. 2018
Day of Arafah 9 Dhū al-Ḥijja 3 Oct. 2014 22 Sep. 2015 10 Sep. 2016 31 Aug. 2017 20 Aug. 2018
Eid al-Adha 10 Dhū al-Ḥijja 4 Oct. 2014 23 Sep. 2015 11 Sep. 2016 1 Sep. 2017 21 Aug. 2018
Eid al-Ghadeer[a] 18 Dhū al-Ḥijja 12 Oct. 2014 1 Oct. 2015 19 Sep. 2016 9 Sep. 2017 29 Aug. 2018
  1. ^ a b c Primarily observed by Shias.
  2. ^ Not observed by some Sunnis.
  3. ^ There is some disagreement about this date; see Isra and Mi'raj.
  4. ^ Primarily observed by Twelver Shias.
  5. ^ Most often observed on 27 Ramaḍān; see Laylat al-Qadr.
  6. ^ Primarily observed in South Asia.
  7. ^ Observed on the last evening of Ramaḍān; see Chaand Raat.

Some Gregorian dates may vary slightly from those given, and may also vary by country. See Islamic calendar.

References

  1. ^ "2014 Special Islamic Days". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gregorian/Hijri Calendar for 1435". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "2015 Special Islamic Days". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Gregorian/Hijri Calendar for 1436". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "2016 Special Islamic Days". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Gregorian/Hijri Calendar for 1437". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "2017 Special Islamic Days". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  8. ^ "Gregorian/Hijri Calendar for 1438". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "2018 Special Islamic Days". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Gregorian/Hijri Calendar for 1439". Islamic Finder. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 

Further reading

  • Leaman, Oliver, "Festivals of Love", in Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God (2 vols.), Edited by C. Fitzpatrick and A. Walker, Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO, 2014, Vol I, pp. 197-199.

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