Dhu al-Hijjah

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Noun1.Dhu al-Hijjah - the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar and the season of the hajj; has one extra day in leap years
Islamic calendar, Mohammedan calendar, Moslem calendar, Muhammadan calendar, Muslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
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The days of Tashreeq mark the 11th, 12th and 13th of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah.
These days, called Tashreeq, mark the 11th, 12th and 13th of Dhul Hijjah, the last month on the 12-month lunar-based Islamic calendar consisting of 355 days.
The annual pilgrimage for Muslims called Hajj, which happens during the eighth and the 12th of the month of Dhul Hijjah - the last month of the Islamic calendar - is underway when millions of Muslims travel to the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca.
Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH corresponding to 4th September 2017.
August 23, will be first day of the month of Dhul Hijjah 1438 Hijri according to the country calendar, the statement added.
Pilgrims are expected to continue arriving in the Kingdom until the fifth day of Dhul Hijjah, with an expected 950,000 pilgrims arriving via King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah and 750,000 arriving at Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Airport in Madinah.
Muscat: As per the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the blessed Eid Al Adha 1437 AH holiday for employees at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state's administrative apparatus will be from Sunday 9th Dhul Hijjah 1437 AH, corresponding to 11th September 2016 till Thursday 13th Dhul Hijjah 1437 AH, corresponding to 15th September 2016.
6mn), Adahi Patrimony, the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah Charity and the Pilgrim's Gift (QR212,112,00).
The first step was Saudising 50 percent of the sector for the first three months from Jamad Al-Thani 1 (March 10) and completing 100 per cent Saudisation by Dhul Hijjah (September 2).
5) and departure lounges from Dhul Hijjah 16 to Muharram 15 (Sept.
The covering of the Holy Kaaba in Makkah, which is replaced every year on the 10th Dhul Hijjah in the Islamic calendar, which coincides with the Hajj, was this year replaced by four Haulotte Compact 14 scissor lifts.
The stoning ritual is performed on the third day of the hajj, Dhul Hijjah 10, which is also the first day of Eid'l Adha.