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Shawwal is the tenth month on the Islamic calendar. The first day of Shawwal is Eid ul-Fitr. There are also six days of fasting during Shawwal which various hadith claim if observed consecutively will be as though one has fasted for the whole year. The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar is the calendar used to date events in predominately Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Muslim holy days. ... The Islamic holiday of Eid ul-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر) marks the end of Ramadan. ... The Hadith (الحديث, pl. ...


  • Shawwal  (http://www.isgr.org/islammonth.htm#Shawwaal)
Months in the Islamic Calendar
Muharram ul Haram | Safar | Rabi`-ul-Awwal | Rabi`-ul-Akhir | Jumaada-ul-Awwal | Jumaada-ul-Akhir | Rajab | Sha'aban | Ramadhan | Shawwal | Dhul Qadah | Dhul Hijjah

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Shawwal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (302 words)
Shawwal (شوّال) is the tenth month on the Lunar Islamic calendar.
Shawwal means ‘lift or carry’; so named because she camels would be carrying a fetus at this time.
On 15 Shawwal, Sixth Imam Jafar Sadiq was martyred.
Eid and Fasts of Shawwal (1900 words)
Shawwal was regarded as a cursed month and a month of ill‑omen.
The wrong beliefs of the people was clearly disproven by Hazrat Ayesha Radiallâhu anha by her marriage to Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam in the month of Shawwal which was no obstruction to her elevated position and great love Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam had for her.
To a Muslim the first day of the month of Shawwal, is of very great significance, as this is the day of Eid.
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