The exact date and timing of the occasion varies on the positioning of the moon at the beginning of the Islamic calendar month
, better known as Dhu'l-Hijjah.
"But I have still performed Haj 25 times in 25 Gregorian years because I was lucky enough to get two pilgrimages in 1996." That year, Dhul Hijjah - the Islamic calendar month
in which the journey is undertaken - came twice in 1996: January and December.
The traditional folksy festivity is usually celebrated on either the 13th, 14th or 15th of the Islamic calendar month
of Ramadan and is believed to date back to the birth of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Hasan ibn Ali.
Though entertaining cricket is in the offing, the sacred month of Muharram has also started and the clash of India-Pakistan is due to be played on 8th of the Islamic calendar month
. The district government has rejected all the plans to set big TV screens for the public to see the matches in parks due to Ashura.
Undersecretary Lieutenant General Essam Al-Naham accompanied by Assistant Undersecretary for Operations Major-General Jamal Al-Sayegh during their inspection tour to several Husseiniyas and condolence places KUWAIT, Sept 12 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced on Wednesday the implementation of a plan for safeguarding Husseiniyas' gatherings during the Islamic calendar month
of Muharram, which started Tuesday.
A representative from the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs has confirmed that the Moon Sighting Committee will meet tomorrow in order to make announcements regarding the start of the Islamic calendar month
, Dhul Hijja.
As we continue through the holy Islamic calendar month
of Ramadan, an observance marked by piety and personal austerity, readers may consider taking the time to reflect on the merits of mindful humility in the realm of business and the equipment sector.