FESTIVALS OF ISLAM

1. Youmul Aashurah: 10th of Muharram.
2. Laylatul Me’raj: 27th night of Rajab.
3. Laylatul Baraat: 15th night of Shabaan.
4. Laylatul Qadr: 27th night of Ramadaan.
5. Birth of Sayyiduna Rasulullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam): 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal.
6. Urs Shareef of Sultaanul Awliya, Shaikh Sayyid Abdul Qaader Jilaani (radi Allahu anhu): 11th of Rabi-us-Saani and the 11th of every month.
7. Urs Shareef of Mujaddid-e-Deen-o-Millat, Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Al Qaderi (radi Allahu anhu): 25th Safar
8. Eid-ul-Adha: 10th of Zil Hajj
9. Eid-ul-Fitr: 1st of Shawaal
10. Urs Shareef of the Sahaba Ikraam and the Four Imaams Arba’in (radi Allahu anhumul anjma’in).
11. Urs Shareef of Shaikh Sayed Khawja Mo’inuddeen Chisty Ajmeri (radi Allahu anhu): 6th Rajab

and other dates which your Imam will bring to your attention.

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ISLAMIC TERMS

There are certain Islamic Terms which you should remember and which will assist you to understand facts better. These terms are:

1. ADAA-E-SALAAH: To perform Salaah in its correct time.
2. QADA: To perform Salaah after its appointed time has passed.
3. JAMAAH SALAAH: To perform Salaah with the congregation.
4. IMAAM: One who leads the Salaah or congregation.
5. MUQTADI: One who follows the Imaam.
6. MUDRIK: One who follows the Imaam from the start to the finish of a Salaah.
7. MASBOOK: One who joins the Jamaah anytime after the first Ruku.
8. LAAHIQ: One who joins the Salaah from the beginning and then misses one or more Rakaah while in Salaah.
9. MUNFARID: One who reads the Salaah alone.

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