1 Rajab Mubarak

Rajab is the seventh month of the Islamic calendar which will mark the start of Rajab month from this week. The word ‘Rajab’ came from Rajub which means regarded, admired, and respected. Muslims follow the Hijri or Islamic calendar which is based on the lunar cycle that consists of 12 months with 354-355 days as a lunar cycle lasts for 29 or 30 days comparatively than 30 or 31 days per month.

The month of Rajab starts following the sighting of the moon on the 29th day of the current month. In the year 2023, the Rajab will start on January 24 in India but in Middle East countries including Saudi Arabia, the Rajab start on January 23. Mostly Shia celebrate the birth anniversary (Wiladat) of Imam Mohammad-al-Baqir (a.s) is marked on the 1st Rajab which will celebrate on January 24, 2023.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s