Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi issues new Hijri calendar

Eid Al Fitr
Calendar provides information on prayer timings, sunset times in Abu Dhabi and much more.

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre has announced that it has issued the Hijri calendar for the year 1443 AH. You can find the calendar at Al Jami’ Library. The package contains a printed calendar and a notebook. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque formed teams consisting of eight committees to support this project. Many Emirati researchers and scientists contributed to the calendar project.

The committees included ones on content, studies and research; design and creative production; development and creativity; content auditing; logistical support; technical support; and electronic publishing. They provide crucial information on prayer times in the meridian, sunset times in Abu Dhabi and the rest of the country; major astronomical events; and details about zodiacs, seasons, related land and sea conditions and tidal movements.

Additionally, it includes supplications and hadiths that guide individuals on a path to moral virtue.

Apart from providing information such as prayer times, and the times of the Suhail star rise, the calendar includes famous quotes and international days. The new edition also contains interpretations of scientific and astronomical terms, and notes the corresponding Gregorian months, astronomical cycles, zodiac positions and their effects.

People of all age group can access and understand the content and design. The information in the calendar was approved by specialized committees and teams composed of specialists in Islamic law and astronomy. The content produced is based on years of study and meetings held with scholars and researchers in Sharia and astronomy in the Islamic world.

It also takes into account the latest scientific findings of advanced monitoring methods, which have been used with utmost care and accuracy.

To download the interactive Hijri calendar, click here


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