It is the opening month of the Islamic year and one of the four months declared as sacred by Allah.
The second month of the Islamic year sees the wafat of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) and Imam Ali Ar-Ridha (pbuh).
Rabi’ul Awwal is the third month of the Islamic calendar and is significant in Islamic history for it is the month in which humanity was blessed by the birth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
Rabi’ul Akher is the fourth month of the Islamic calendar. The literal meaning of this month is the second spring.
Jamaad ul Akher
This is the sixth month of the Islamic calendar. The origin of the word Jumada, is used to denote dry, parched land and hence denotes the dry months.
The seventh month of the Islamic calendar marks the beginning of the spiritual season with its climax being the month of Ramadhan.
Imam Ali (pbuh) said that the Lord had called it Sha’ban because His favours and bounties were scattered (sha’aba) all over during it.
Month of Ramadhan
The month of Ramadhan is that in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance to men and clear proofs of the guidance and the distinction.