Hijrah, Hijri & Islamic Calendar

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Page Added on 29th Dhul Hijjah 1439 / 9th September 2018

Some Ideas for Classroom discussion / School Assembly:

We can have/organize Assembly, Board Work, Classroom Discussions, Quiz, Presentation, Nasheed, Memorization of relevant Qur’anic verses and ahadeeth on ‘Hijrah’……the list is long……Sharing some ideas or random thoughts here, alhamdulillaah:

• Hadeeth of the Week – Classroom/Corridor Boards:
المسلم من سلم المسلمون من لسانه، ويده، والمهاجر من هجر ما نهى الله عنه A Muslim is the one from whose tongue and hands the Muslims are safe; and a Muhajir (Emigrant) is the one who refrains from what Allah has forbidden”.
• To motivate students to memorize the above mentioned hadeeth, inshaaAllah
• What Hijrah means to us today?
• How the entire of Abu Bakr Siddeeque (R.A) contributed for Hijrah emphasizing on the significance of the role of family in dawah, hijrah and jihad.
• Learning the names of Islamic Months
• Facts and Fiction on Muharram
• How Islamic New Year is an occasion to spread peace in the world
• Brief history of the Islamic Calendar system
• Importance of Diary Maintenance in Islam
• Flash presentation on Hijrah route (will refer the link later inshaaAllah)
• Tafseer of the ayah of Surah Tawbah, the inspiring phrase:
لا تحزن إن الله معنا
* The Fast of Aashura
* Hijrah and Brotherhood (Mu’aakhah)
* Importance of Planning and Execution with spl. ref. to Hijrah
* Lessons from Hijrah

Presentations on the Islamic New Year: (Done & Shared by Tr. Saima Naz)

Islamic New Year – Presentation for PRIMARY SECTION

Islamic New Year – Presentation for SECONDARY SECTION

Two Useful presentations: by Dr. M. Yunus

Hijrah Presentation – in Detail

Significance of Muharram

Islamic New Year Assembly Questions:

  • 1. What is the basis of Islamic Calendar?
  • 2. What is Hijrah?
  • 3. When did the Hijrah of the Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam took place? Which month? What dates?
  • 4. How did Rasoolullah solve the Refugee problem?
  • 5. When was Masjid Nabawi constructed?
  • 6. The land where Masjid Nabawi stands now originally belonged to whom?
  • 7. Tell the names of the Islamic months?
  • 8. Which day is called as Aashoorah, and in which month?
  • 9. What is the reward for fasting on the Aashoorah Day?

Some Useful Links on Hijrah and Islamic Year:

  1. Muharram: Facts and Fiction
  2. Muharram: Do’s and Don’ts
  3. Muharram Presentation (English)
  4. Muharram Presentation (in Urdu language)
  5. The Story of the Prophet’s Hijrah
  6. Lessons from the Prophet’s Hijrah
  7. Lessons from Prophet’s Hijrah (Pamphlet)
  8. On the Occasion of the Islamic New Year
  9. Hijrah of the Hearts
  10. Beneficial Lessons from Hijrah
  11. Why was Madinah chosen for Hijrah?
  12. The Spirit of Hijrah
  13. Hijrah Dialogue: Women’s Role
  14. Hijrah Dialogue

History (as General Knowledge)

Calendar Used by Arabs before Islam

Watch this video on MUHARRAM: THE MONTH OF ALLAH

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