Islamic Months Name

There are a total of 12 Islamic months according to Hijri calendar or Gregorian calendar. Complete Islamic months name are as follows.

1. Muharram
2. Safar
3. Rabi-ul-Awwal
4. Rabi-us Sani
5. Jamadi-ul-Awwal
6. Jamadi-us-Sani
7. Rajab
8. Shaban
9. Ramadan
10. Shawal
11. Zil-Qadah
12. Zul-Hijah

Islamic Months Name

In Islam, Muslims rely on the Islamic calendar that is comprised of twelve distinct months. These 12 Islamic months name have their own importance and significance. Each month has some important events that are obligatory for the Muslims to follow while some events are only for the extra rewards and benefits from ALLAH. Moreover, all twelve Islamic months are observed according to the position and phases of the moon. Here is the list of each Islamic months name along with their brief details.

This is the first Islamic month and its meaning is Forbidden. The Islamic months name are really significant for the Muslims as these months contain various benefits and blessings. It has some sacred events among them 1st Muhraam has very important because it is the beginning of a new year and the martyrdom of Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA). Like this 10th Muhraam is also a very special Islamic day as it is Youm-e-Ashura. Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions also martyred in Karbala on the same day. Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said fast on this day because when Muslims fast Allah will forgive all past sins.

This Islamic month has its own significance, Safar means “Whistling Wind” because when this month it was a windy atmosphere. On 20 Safar, Shia Muslims observe the Arbaeen or Chehlum of Hazrat Ibn Ali (R.A) on, 27th of Safar Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (Peace be Upon Him) migrated from Makah to Medina and so on.

Rabbi-ul-Awwal is come after the Safar and this month is very beautiful because on 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal our beloved Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) was born and the whole month is very blissful.

4.Rabi-us Sani
This month is comes when the Rabbi-ul-Awwal is on ending that’s why it contains Rabi in the name and also considered as Rabi-ul-Akhir. In this month the continuous reciting of Holy Quran and Wird of Astaghfar and nafil prayers are very much essential.

On 15th Jamadi-ul-Awwal Hazrat Ali R.A was born and many other significant events had taken placed. This month contains various virtues as Allah will give various rewards.

This is another religious month and this month has also very importance in Islam. So this is fruitful for the Muslims to do extra Zikar of Allah and get his mercies upon you.

Rajab is regarded as the Respect and Honorable month in this month the fighting is forbidden this holy month has several bounties and important events. Like; on 27th of Rajab the event of Miraj had took placed.

On this month Allah bestowed countless blessings upon the Ummah. Fasting on the month of Shahban is also very significant.

In this month the fasting is permitted to the Muslims through the whole month. This month has numerous blessings and Allah will save the Muslim from the fire of hell and also forgive the sins.

This is the month when the event Eid-ul fitr has arrived and it is necessary to follow this event. This month has its own importance and Allah will shower several blessings.

This month is also very important for the Muslims and it comes after the Shawal. Fasting and Nafil in this month is highly significanct.

It's the last Islamic month and has its own importance as this month the Hajj performed and the second Muslim festival occurred that is Eid-ul-Adha. Thereby, it has very important and full of blessings.

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Muslims observe all Islamic events according to the Islamic calendar and we should know the information about all important Islamic dates. It is a good and informative article as names and meaning of all Islamic months are mentioned in it.

  • Ahmed , Hyderabad
  • Wed 19 May, 2021

Being a Muslim we should know that each Islamic months name has its own unique meaning. This article has provided me great information about this topic.

  • Taimoor , Peshawar
  • Tue 12 Jan, 2021

It is a really informative article and covers all essential information about the Islamic months. I recommend all of you to must read it.

  • Kashif , karachi
  • Sat 10 Oct, 2020

We really need this kind of information as we only know the names of Islamic months not more than that

  • Rizwan , Karachi
  • Wed 09 Sep, 2020

Names of Islamic Months is now available here .. it is very useful page for all muslims and get the all authentic information

  • Zohaib , Karachi
  • Thu 27 Feb, 2020