Islamic Month Safar 1440 Hijri is to begin on 10th October 2018 in Pakistan.
1st Safar 1440 Hijri to Begin Today on 10th October in Pakistan. Ṣafar is the second month of the Islamic calendar. The month of Safar 2018 in Islamic Calendar 1440 Hijri is to begin on 10th October 2018 in Pakistan. The Islamic month 1440 Hijri started in Pakistan with the sighting of the Muharram Moon. The 1st Muharram 14040 Hijri was on 12th September while the 10th Muharram 2018 was on 21st September in Pakistan.
The commencement of each Islamic month is manifest by the sighting of the new moon. All the Islamic events depends on the observation of the new moon. In Pakistan Ruit-e-Hilal Committee is in charge for the sighting of the new moon and make the official declaration after watching it under the leadership of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman.
The announcement of the Safar moon 2018 will be officially made by the chairman of Pakistan Ruit-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman today on the evening of 10th October. The zonal committee meetings in Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar will also meet today at which Meteorological department officials will also present.
THERE ARE 12 MONTHS OF THE ISLAMIC CALENDAR AND HERE IS THE LIST OF ISLAMIC MONTHS:
- Rabī‘ al-awwal
- Rabī‘ ath-thānī
- Jumādá al-ūlá
- Jumādá al-ākhirah
- Dhū al-Qa‘dah
- Dhū al-Ḥijjah
With the sighting of the Muharram Moon Muslims all across the world start the New Year with the first Islamic month.
First Safar 2018, 1440 Hijri
The first Safar 2018 will be on Thursday 11th October in Pakistan and all set to begin at the sunset of 10th October.
Safar 2018 1440 Hijri Calendar
There are some beliefs and misconceptions by the people regarding the month of Safar and the think it’s a month of calamities and misfortune.
There are certain Noteworthy Islamic events befell in the month of Safar:
On 1st Safar:
Convicts of Karbalā arrived Yazid’s Palace in Syria
On 6th Safar:
Martyrdom of youngest daughter of Hussain ibn Ali, Sukayna bint Husayn a prisoner of Karbalā
On 13th Safar:
Death of youngest daughter of Hussain ibn Ali, Sukayna bint Husayn a prisoner of Karbalā
On 6th Safar,609:
The Almohads were conquered by Christian Spain at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa
On 20th and 21st Safar:
Arba’een or Chehlum (the 40th day after Ashura)
On 23rd Safar:
Birth of Muhammad al-Baqir
On 27th Safar:
Migration (Hijrah) from Makkah to Madinah by Muhammad
On 28th Safar:
Martyrdom of Imam Hasan ibn ‘Alī, grandson of Muhammad and 5th Caliph of Islam, martyrdom of Muhammad [prophet of islam].
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