On August 31, 2019, according to the Gregorian calendar, or the first day of the month of Muharram, opens a new, 1441, Muslim year, leading to the beginning of the Hijra - the relocation of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) from Mecca to Medina. This historic event is rich in lessons for all generations of Muslims.

Muslims do not celebrate the advent of the new year on Hijra in any special way, but its beginning should be a reason for everyone to stop and think.

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  Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.     In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.   All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His…
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It's the beginning of the year 1441 according to the Islamic Hijri calendar. The editorial board of “Islam.plus - Islam for all!” reminds of this date with sincere wishes of peace and Allah's mercy…
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  Theresa Corbin The new year marks the hijra of the first Muslim community. That first community struggled and strove to keep the flame of faith alive so that Islam could be passed on to us today.…
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"They ask thee, (O Muhammad), of new moons. Say: They are fixed seasons for mankind and for the pilgrimage…" (Quran 2:189) The Islamic or Hijri calendar is based on a lunar month of 29 to 30 days,…