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JUMADA AL ULAA


The month of Jumada-al-Ūlaa is the fifth month of Islamic calendar. The Islamic or Hijri calendar is a lunar calendar. It contains 12 months that are based on the motion of the moon. Islamic calendar is consistently shorter than a solar year by about 10 days every year, and therefore it shifts with respect to the Gregorian calendar.  [1]

 

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Quran

There are twelve months in Islamic Calendar as mentioned in Qur’an: “Verily, the number of months with Allaah is twelve months (in a year), so was it ordained by Allaah on the Day when He created the heavens and the earth; of them four are Sacred (i.e. the 1st, the 7th, the 11th and the 12th months of the Islamic calendar). That is the right religion, so wrong not yourselves therein” Quran Surah Tawbah 9:36

 

Months in Islamic Calendar

The Twelve months of Islamic Calendar are as follows:

  1. Muharram
     
  2. Safar
     
  3. Rabi-ul-Awwal
     
  4. Rabi-ul Aakhir
     
  5. Jumada-al-Ūlaa
     
  6. Jumada-al-Aakhirah
     
  7. Rajab
     
  8. Sha'ban
     
  9. Ramadhan or Ramzan
     
  10. Shawwal
     
  11. Dhul-Q'adah
     
  12. Dhul-Hijjah [2]

 

See also

MuharramRamzaanSafarRabi ul awwalDhul-hijjahIslamic Calendar;

 

References

[1] http://snahle.tripod.com/higri.htm

[2] http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=articles&id=155869

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