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Jumada al Thani

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Jumada al-Thani (Arabic: جمادى الثاني‎‎, also transliterated Ǧumādā aṮ-Ṯānī, [d͡ʒʊˈmæːdæ θˈθæːniː]; also pronounced Ǧamādā aṮ-Ṯānī, [d͡ʒæˈmæːdæ θˈθæːniː]) is the sixth month in the Islamic Calendar.

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It is also known as Jumaada al-Akhir and Jumada al-Akhira (جمادى الآخر, also transliterated Ǧumādā al-ʾĀḫir/jumādā al-āḵir, IPA: [d͡ʒʊˈmæːdæ lˈʔæːxɪr]; also pronounced Ǧamādā alʾĀḫir/jamādā al-āḵir, IPA: [d͡ʒæˈmæːdæ lˈʔæːxɪr]).

This is the sixth month of the Islamic calendar. The origin of the word is as follows: the word Jumda, from which the name of the month is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months.

Timing

The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. Since the Islamic lunar calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Jumada al-Thani migrates throughout the seasons. The estimated start and end dates for Jumada al-Thani are as follows (based on the Umm Al-Qura calendar of Saudi Arabia):

Islamic Events

  • 03 Jumada al-thani, death of Muhammad's daughter Fatimah in 11 AH
  • 03 Jumada al-thani, death of Harun al Rashid, fifth Abbasid Caliph
  • 10 Jumada al-thani, victory to Ali in the Battle of Bassorah (Jamal)
  • 13 Jumada al-thani, death of Umm ul-Banin (mother of Abbas ibn Ali)
  • 20 Jumada al-thani, birth of Muhammad's daughter - Fatima Zahra
  • 22 Jumada al-thani, death of Caliph Abu Bakr
  • In 8 AH, Dhat as-Salasil
  • 25 Jumada al-thani, 564, Salah al-Din became amir of Egypt
  • References

    Jumada al-Thani Wikipedia


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