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IMPORTANT DAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES
IN THE MUSLIM CALENDAR


Muharram    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
1st Muslim New Year  
1st Sayyidina 'Umar Farooq Madina Munawwarah
1st Shaykh Shihabuddin Suhrawardi  
1st Al-Habib Sayyid Saleh bin 'Alawi Jamalil Layl Lamu, Kenya
4th Hadrat Hasan al-Basri Basra, Iraq
9th Sunnah meritorious fast  
10th Sayyidina Imam Husain and Shuhadaa-e-Kerbala Kerbala, Iraq
10th Sunnah meritorious fast  
18th Imam Zaynul 'Abideen Ali ibn Husain Madina Munawwarah
28th Al-Habib Said bin 'AbdAllah al-Beidh Mambrui, Kenya
29th Al Habib Ali bin Isa bin Abdulkader Alhadad Shah Alam, Malaysia
Safar    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
9th Al-Habib Sayyid 'Umar bin Ahmad bin Sumait Comoro Islands
18th Hadrat Data Ganj Baksh 'Ali al-Hujwiri Lahore, Pakistan
25th A'la Hadrat Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Bareilly, India
28th Sayyidina Imam Hasan Madina Munawwarah
28th Mujaddid Alfi Thani, Shaykh Ahmad Faruqi Sirhind, India
Rabi' al-Awwal    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
12th 'Eid Milad-un-Nabi Sallallahu 'alaihi wa Sallam Madina Munawwarah
1st Imam Abu'l Hasan ash-Shazili  
3rd Khawaja Bahauddin Naqshbandi Bukhara
12th Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal Baghdad
14th Habib Nuh bin Muhammad al-Habshi Singapore
23rd Hadrat Rabia al-'Adawiya al-Basri Basra, Iraq
23rd Shaykh 'Uways bin Muhammad Al-Barawi Al-Qadiri Biyole, Somalia
Rabi' al-Thaani    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
11th Gauth ul A'zam Shaykh 'AbdulQadir Jilani Baghdad, Iraq
14th Imam Malik Madina Munawwarah
19th Mulla 'AbdulRahman Jami Herat, Afghanistan
20th Al-Habib Sayyid 'Ali bin Muhammad al-Habshi Seywun, Hadhramawt
22nd Shaykh ul Akbar Muhyuddin ibn al-'Arabi Damascus, Syria
26th Al-Habib Mohammad bin Salim bin Salim bin Ahmad al-Attas Singapore
Jumada al-Ulaa    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
12th Sayyid Ahmad Kabir ar-Rifa'i  
20th Habib Sheikh Omar bin Abdullah Alkhatib Singapore
21st Al-Habib 'Umar bin 'Abd al-Rahman al-'Attas Huraydah, Hadramawt
26th Sultan Ibrahim bin Ad'ham al-Balkhi  
Jumada al-Thani    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
1st Sultan Bahu Gar Maharaja,
Pakistan
5th Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi Konya, Turkey
14th Imam al-Ghazali Tus, Iran
22nd Sayyidina AbuBakr Siddiq Madina Munawwarah
Rajab    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
6th Khawaja Mu'eenuddin Chishti Ajmer, India
14th Al-Habib Ahmad Mash-hur bin Taha al-Haddad Makkah Mukarramah
15th Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq Madina Munawwarah
18th Mawlana 'Abdullah Shah, of Nairobi Madina Munawwarah
24th Imam an-Nawawi Nawa, Syria
27th Laylatul Me'raj  
27th Shaykh Junaid Baghdadi Baghdad, Iraq
27th Al-Habib Attas al-Habshi Makkah Mukarramah
29th Imam Shafi'i  
Sha'ban    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
2nd Imam u'l A'zam Imam Abu Hanifa Baghdad, Iraq
15th Nisf Sha'ban  
15th Sunnah meritorious fast  
19th Al-Habib Ahmad bin Zayn al-Habshi Hawtah, Hadramawt
Ramadan    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
1st Start of obligatory (fard) fasting  
3rd Sayyidatina Fatima az-Zahra Madina Munawwarah
10th Sayyidatina Khadija al-Kubra Makkah Mukarramah
17th Sayyidatina 'Aisha Siddiqah Madina Munawwarah
17th Shuhadaa Battle of Badr Badr
21st Sayyidina 'Ali al-Murtada Najaf Ashraf, Iraq
21st to 29th Search for Laylatul Qadr (on 21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th and 29th nights)  
Shawwal    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
1st 'Eid ul Fitr  
2nd Start of six Sunnah meritorious fasts of Shawwal  
6th Imam Bukhari ash-Shafi'i Bukhara, Uzbekistan
13th Al-Habib Abubakr bin 'Abdallah al-'Aydarus Adani  
13th Al-Habib Sayyid Ahmad Abubakr bin Sumait Zanzibar
15th Shuhadaa Battle of Uhud  
19th Dr. Muhammad Qadeer Shah Baig Ajmeri Toronto, Canada
Dhul Qa'da    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
7th Sayyidunal Imam al-Habib 'Abdallah al-Haddad Tarim, Hadramawt
13th Hababa Khadijah al-Haddad Makkah Mukarramah
Dhul Hijjah    
Date Anniversary/Event Resting Place
7th Imam Muhammad Baqir Madina Munawwarah
9th Day of Hajj: Wuquful 'Arafah  
9th Sunnah meritorious fast  
10th 'Eid ul Ad'ha  
10th to 12th Days of Sacrifice  
11th Sayyidina 'Uthman Ghani Madina Munawwarah
22nd Mawlana Muhammad 'Abdul 'Aleem Siddiqi Madina Munawwarah
27th Shaykh Abubakr bin Salim Aynat, Hadramawt


Personal Communications Received From:

1. Shaykh Muhammad Sadiq, Blackburn, England.
2. Sayyid Ali Qullatain, Toronto, Canada.
3. As-Sayyid Abdul Kader bin Ali bin Issa Al-Haddad, Singapore.

References:

1. Iqbal Ahmad Nuri and Anees Ahmad Nuri, Qadiri Ridwi Majmu'ah Wazaaif (Collection of Regular Voluntary Invocations of the Qadiriyyah), Urdu translation,Maktaba Nuriyyah Ridwiyyah, Sikhkhir, 1994, p. 399-407.

2. Pir Muhammad Karam Shah, Majmu'ah Wazaaif ma' Dalaail ul Khayraat (A Compilation of Regular Voluntary Invocations Together With Dalaail ul Khayraat of Imam al-Jazuli), Urdu translation, Diyaa ul Qur'an Publications, Lahore, 1404/1984, p. 440-443.

3. http://www.dawateislami.net/
Dawate Islami web-site.

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