This is the sixth month of the Islamic calendar. The origin of the word Jumada, from which the name of the month is derived, is used to denote dry, parched land (land devoid of rain) and hence denotes the dry months; the first of which was Jamad ul Awwal.
- Maryam is the only woman in the Qur'an who is mentioned by name. (34x)
- Jaffer Al Tayyar recited ayaat 1 to 40 of Suratu Maryam in the court of King Najashi of Abyssinia when the Muslims were called to his court upon the extradition request of the Quraysh.