Dhu Al-Hijjah

Dhu Al-Hijjah

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dhu al-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic Calendar. This is a very sacred month in the Islamic calendar, marking the end of the year. It is in this month in which the Hajj Pilgrimage takes place. "Dhu al-Hijjah" literally means 'Possesor of the Pilgrimage.' It is during this month that pilgrims from all around the world congregate at Mecca to visit the Kaaba. The Hajj is performed on the eighth, ninth and the tenth of this month. Day of Arafat takes place on the ninth of the month. Eid ul-Adha, the 'Festival of the Sacrifice, ' begins on the tenth day and ends on the 13th. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and months begin when new moon is sighted. Since the Islamic lunar calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Dhu al-Hijjah migrates throughout the seasonsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922684
  • 9786134922685