Saturday, 15 December 2012

Anniversaries and Events in The Islamic Calendar

Anniversaries and Events in The Islamic Calendar 

Posted By : Mushahid Razvi

The first month of the year commemorates the shahadat of Hazrat Imam Hussein Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu and the Ahle-bait in the battle of Karbala, the battle that revived Islam. The 10th of Muharram (Aashura) has significance for Prophets also and it is said that Qayamat will also come on this day.

SafarIn this month the life of Aa’la Hazrat is celebrated, the Imam of Ahle-Sunnah, whose life was totally devoted to the pleasure of Allah and Ishq-e- Rasool Sallallaho Alaihi Wassallam, and he instilled this love in the hearts of thousands of believers all over the world. 25th of Safar is the date of the wisaal and his resting place is in Bareilly Sharif (India).
28th of Safar marks the shahadat of Hazrat Imam Hasan Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu.
Rabiul-Awwal :
The most blessed month of the year in which the birth of the beloved Prophet Muhammad Salllallaho Alaihi Wassallam took place. The Eid-e-Milad celebrations and Mehfils are carried out all over the world by the followers of Ahle-Sunnah wal Jama’at. 12th is the day of Eid-e-Milad.

Rabi uth Thani

This is another blessed month devoted to the chief of all the Walis (Friends of Allah Ta'ala), Sheikh Sayyad Abdul Qadir Jilani. Ghyarvi Sharif is held and the seerat of Ghaus-e-Azam is read along with khatm-e Ghausia. 11th is the day of visaal of Ghaus-e Azam who is resting in Bhagdad Shareef.

Jamadil- Ulaa
This is a quiet month in the way of events but the 29th of this month marks the wisaal of Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu. 

Jamadiuth-ThaniAgain the only significance in this month is the 22nd which marks the wisaal of Ameer-ul-Mu’mineen Khalifa-e-Awwal  Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu.

RajabThis is another month dedicated to a great wali of Allah who is resting in Ajmer Shareef in India famously known as Khwaja Ghareeb Nawaz Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu. Chatthi Shareef, as the 6th day of the month is the day of the wisaal, is organised and Isaal-e-thawaab is done in a similar manner to the Ghyarvi Shareef. 
On the 27th of this month is the night of Shab-e-Meraj which is when the beloved Prophet Sallallaho Alaihi Wassallam went to the heavens and had a unique blessed meeting with Allah Subhana Wa’tala and was granted the gift of Namaz for the ummah. This month is known as the month of Allah.


On the 15th night of this month we have the very blessed night of Shab-e-Bar’at when the believers do sincere repentance and ask Allah for forgiveness as Allah readily accepts tauba on this night and the knowledge of our future, rizq etc. is given to the Angels for the forthcoming year. This month is known as the month of the Prophet Sallalaho Alaihi Wassalllam.

This month needs no introduction, as our spirituality is raised when we are fasting, reciting the Quran, praying Taraweeh, and trying our best to become better believers.
On the 3rd of this month the Queen of Jannah Sayeddah Fatimah Zahra Radiallaho Ta'ala Anha's wisaal is marked.
On the 10th of this month Ummul Mu’mineen Sayyedah Khadija-tul-Qubra Radiallaho Ta'ala Anha passed away. 
The 14th of this month is the date of the wisaal of a great Wali Allah Hazrat Bayazeed Bustami Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu.
On the 17th of this month the battle of Badr took place and also marks the wisaal of Ummul Mu’mineen Sayyedah Aisha Siddiqa Radiallaho Ta'ala Anha.
On the 20th of this month was the day of the conquest of Makkah i.e. Fat’he-Makkah. 
The 21st of this month marks the Shahaadat of Hazrat Ali Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu.
On the night of the 27th is the night which is better than a thousand months, the Night of Power i.e. Shab-e-Qadr.

Eid-ul-Fitr is on the 1st of Shawwal.
The 14th is the day of the shahaadat (martyrdom) of the beloved uncle of the Prophet peace be upon him, Hazrat Ameer Hamzah Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu.

Dhul Qa’dahThis month is a quiet month and there is no particular significance.

Dhul HijjahThis month is the blessed month when the annual Hajj takes place.
The 10th is the day of Eid-ul-Adha.
The 26th of this month marks the Shahaadat of Hazrat Umar Farooq Radiallaho Ta'ala Anhu. 

Please use this information for doing Isaal-e-thawab to the blessed personalities accordingly.