2021 Islamic Events (1442-1443 A.H)
Shab e Miraj 2021
This year, Shab e Meeraj / Isra and Meraj 2021 is expected to be on the night of Thursday, March 11, 2021. However, exact date is subject to sighting of moon of Rajab, 1442.
The Night Journey, also known as Shab e Miraj, Isra and Miraj is observed on 27th day of the month of Rajab (7th month of Islamic Calendar). Shab e Miraj literally translates to "The Night of Ascent". This event celebrates the night when the Prophet (S.A.W.) ascended to the Heavens from Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah. One of the great gifts of this night was that obligatory Prayer (Fardh Salah) was instituted on Muslims.
Shab e Barat 2021
This year, Shab e Barat 2021 is expected to be on the night of Monday, March 29, 2021. However, the exact date is subject to the sighting of the moon of Shaban, 1442.
Shab e Barat is an important night in the Islamic calendar and it is celebrated in the mid of Shaban (on the night in between the 14th and 15th of Shaban). This is the reason why it is called Nisf Shaban. This blessed night starts at sunset on the 14th of Shaban and ends at dawn on the 15th of Shaban.
Laylat ul Qadr 2021
As we all know that Laylat al Qadr is one of the odd nights of last 10 days of Ramadaan, therefore This year, Laylat al Qadr 2021 is expected to be observed on Sunday, May 9th. However, exact date is subject to sighting of moon of Ramadaan, 1442.
Laylat al Qadr (لیلة القدر) is an Arabic world which means Night of Power.
Ramadaan is the holiest month for all Muslims around the world and Laylat Al Qadr is the holiest night of Ramadan which signifies the importance of this night. As mentioned in the beginning, this night is better than a thousand months and worshiping on this night is better than eighty-three years of worship.
Eid ul Fitr 2021
This year, Eid ul Fitr 2021 is expected to be celebrated on Thursday, May 13, 2021. However, exact date is subject to sighting of moon of Shawwal, 1442, 10th month of Islamic Calendar.
Eid al-Fitr marks the end of holy month of Ramadan. Eid al Fitr is Allah's reward for believers who have fasted during the holy month of Ramadan. This is also believers thanking Allah for giving them the chance and the strength to carry out His commands during the blessed month of Ramadan. Traditionally, Eid al Fitr is celebrated for three days almost in all Muslim countries.
Rituals of Hajj 2020 will commence from the evening of Sunday, July 18, 2021 and will continue till the evening of Thursday, July 22, 2021. This is the tentative date as the actual date is contingent on the sighting of the moon of Dhul Hijjah, 1442, the 12th and last month of Islamic Calendar.
Eid ul Adha 2021
Eid ul Adha 2021 or Bakra Eid 2021 is expected to be celebrated on Tuesday, 20 July, 2021. This is the tentative date as the actual date is contingent on the sighting of the moon of Dhul Hijjah, 1442, the 12th and last month of Islamic Calendar.