2021 Important Dates

The Islamic calendar is of great significance to Muslims worldwide and is considerably different from the Christian calendar used throughout the western world. The Islamic calendar doesn’t just hold sentimental significance of time and marking of important religious events, e.g. fasting and Hajj, but it holds a much deeper religious and historical meaning. All the historical events in Islamic history that are dated in the Islamic calendar, serve as a reminder of the sacrifices made in the way of Islam, especially during the time of the Prophet.

Below we’ve put together some of the key dates for this year.

DateEvent
Thu 11, March, 202127 Rajab - Lailat al Miraj
Sun 28, Mar, 202115 Shaban - Night of Baraah
Tue 13, Apr, 20211 Ramadan
Sun 02, May, 2021Last 10 days of Ramadan
Sun 09, May, 202127 Ramadan - Lailatul Qadar
Thu 13, May, 20211 Shawwal - Eid-ul-Fitr
Sun 11, Jul, 20211 Dhul Hijjah
Mon 19, Jul, 20219 Dhul Hijjah - Day of Arafat
Tue 20, Jul, 202110 Dhul Hijjah - Eid-ul-Adha
Tue 10, Aug, 20211 Muharram - Islamic New Year 1443
Thu 19, Aug, 202110 Muharram - Day of Ashura
Sun 18, Oct, 202112 Rabi'ul-Awwal - Milad-un-Nabi

*There could be a difference of a day or two based on the sighting of the moon*

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