THE ISLAMIC HIJRA CALENDAR BEGINS TODAY, THURSDAY(Sheikh Isa Ali Pantami)


The Islamic calendar is used by
Muslims everywhere to determine
the proper days on which to
observe the annual fast of
Ramadhan, Pilgrimage, Eid
Festivals and many others.
The Hijra calendar is very
important and essential as an
Islamic identity, but today it has
been neglected and rejected by
majority of contemporary Muslims.
Why?
ON CONGRATULATORY
MESSAGE: Shaykh Muhammad
Saleh Al-Uthaymeen (RH) said “if
someone offers you congratulatory
message on 1st of Almuharram of
Islamic new year, then respond to
him, but do not initiate such
greetings. This is the correct
opinion concerning the matter. So
if a person says to you, “HAppy
new year” then you can say, “May
Allaah make it a good and blessed
year for you.” but you should not
initiate such greetings, because I
do not know of any narration that
our pious predecessors
congratulated one another on the
occasion of the year…”
May Allah forgive our sins in the
previous year and make this new
year to be a turning point for
establishing new world of justice,
mercy and piety,…

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