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Contributed by: Dr. Rasheed S. Aazzam   DOUA FOR AJER FROM AMBER TO Dr. Rasheed S. Aazzam

Brief Description of the Event Approximate Date

Age of the Holy Prophet according

to Lunar Calendar

Approximate Gregorian and Hijra dates BH=Before Hijra AH=After Hijra

The Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, peace be upon him, born an orphan His father Abdullah, may Allah be pleased with him, had died a few months before the birth of his son. 0 years 9 or 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal 52 or 53 BH April 570 or 571 AD
Hadrat Halima Sadiyya, may Allah be pleased with her, appointed wet nurse. 8 days
Return to Mecca under the care of his mother 6 Years 46 BH 577 AD
Mother, Hadrat Amina, may Allah be pleased with her, passes away 6 Years 46 BH 577 AD
Grandfather, Hadrat Abdul-Muttalib, may Allah be pleased with him, died 8 Years 44 BH 579 AD
First visit to Syria with a trading caravan 12 years 40 BH, 583 AD 12 Years 40 BH 583 AD

Pledge of Fudul to help the needy and the oppressed 15 Years 37 BH 586 AD
Second journey to Syria for trade as an agent of Hadrat Khadija, may Allah be pleased with her 25 Years 28 BH 595 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Khadija, may Allah be pleased with her 25 Years 28 BH 595 AD
Birth of a son, Hadrat Qasim (may Allah be pleased with him) 28 Years 25 BH 598 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Zainab, may Allah be pleased with her 30 Years 23 BH 600 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Ruqayya, may Allah be pleased with her 33 Years 20 BH 603 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Um-e-Kalthum, may Allah be pleased with her 34 years 19 BH 604 AD
Renovation of Ka’aba and the placement of Hajr-e-Aswad (Black Stone) 35 years 18 BH 605 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Fatima, may Allah be pleased with her 35 years 18 BH605 AD
Hadrat Jibrail bought the First Revelation in the Cave of Hira 40 Year 12 BH 610 AD
Revelation of the Holy Quran continues, Ministry of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is established. Hadrat Khadija (the wife), Hadrat Abu Bakr (the best friend), Hadrat Ali (the dearest cousin) and

Hadrat Zaid (a freed slave and adopted son), may Allah be pleased with

them all, accept Islam

40 Years 6 months Friday18 Ramadan 12 BH 14 August 610 AD
Open invitation to the people of Mecca to join Islam under Allah’s command 43 Years 9 BH 614 AD
A group of Muslims emigrates to Abyssinia 46 Years 7 BH 615 AD
Blockade of Shi’b Abi-Talib 46 Years 7 BH 30 September 615 AD
Hadrat Hamza (paternal uncle) and Hadrat Umar, may Allah be pleased

with them, accept Islam

46 Years 6 BH 616 AD
Hadrat Abu Talib, (beloved uncle and guardian) and only a few days later, Hadrat Khadija, the most beloved wife, may Allah be pleased with them, passed away 49 Years Ramadan 3 BH January 619 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Sau’da, may Allah be pleased with her 49 Years 3 BH 619 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her 49 Years 3 BH 619 AD
Journey to Ta’if, about 40 miles from Mecca, for calling the citizens of Ta’if

to Islam

49 Years 3 BH 619 AD
Journey of Mi’raj. Five daily prayers made obligatory for Muslims 50 Years 27 Rajab 2 BH 8 March 620 AD
Deputation from Medina accepts Islam 50 Years 2 BH 620 AD
First Pledge of ‘Aq’ba’ 52 Years Dhul Haj, 1 BH 621 AD
Second Pledge of ‘Aq’ba 52 Years 3 months BH June 622 AD
Hijra (migration) from Mecca to the cave of Thaur 52 Years Friday 27 Safar 10 September 622
Emigration to Medina begins 52 Years Monday 1 Rabi-ul-Awwal 13 September 622 AD
Arrival at Medina after the first Friday Prayer at Quba’s Mosque 53 Years 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal 1st year AH 24 September 622 AD
Construction of the Holy Prophet’s Mosque at Medina. Hadrat Bilal’s call

for Prayer (Adhan)

53 Years 1st year AH 622 AD
Brotherhood pacts between Ansar (Muslims from Medina) and Muhajirin (immigrants from Mecca) 53 Years 1st year AH 622 AD
Treaty with Jews of Medina 53 Years 1st year AH
Permission to fight in self-defense is granted by Allah 53 Years 12 Safar 2 AH 14 August 623 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Waddan 53 Years 29 Safar 2 AH 31 August 623
Ghazwa (Battle) of Safwan 54 Years 2 AH 623 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) Dul-‘Ashir 54 Years 2 AH 623 AD
Hadrat Salman Farsi, may Allah be pleased with him, accepts Islam 54 Years 2 AH 624 AD
Revelation and change of Qibla (direction to face for Formal Prayers, Salat) towards Ka’ba Fasting in the month of Ramadan becomes obligatory 54 Years Sha’abn 2 AH February 624 A
Ghazwa (Battle) of Badr 54 Years 12-17 Ramadan 2 AH March 8-13, 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bani Salim 54 Years 25 Ramadan 2 AH 21 March 524 AD
Initiation of Eid-ul-Fitr and Zakat-ul-Fitr (Alms at the Eid-ul-Fitr). 54 Years 28 Ramadan / 1 Shawwal 2 AH 24/25 March 624 AD
Zakat becomes obligatory for Muslims 54 Years Shawwal 2 AH April 624 AD
Nikah and Marriage ceremony of Hadrat Fatima, may Allah be pleased

with her

54 Years Shawwal 2 AH April 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bani Qainuqa’ 54 Years 15 Shawwal 2 AH 10 April 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Sawiq 54 Years 5 Dhul-Haj 2 AH 29 May 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Ghatfan 54 Years Muharram 3 AH July 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bahran 55 Years Rabi-us-Sani 3 AH October 624 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Hafsa, may Allah be pleased with her 55 Years Shaban 3 AH January 625 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Uhad 55 Years 6 Shawwal 3 AH 22 March 625
Ghazwa (Battle) of Humra-ul-Asad 55 Years 8 Shawwal 3 AH 24 March 625 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Zainab Bint Khazima, may Allah be pleased with her 55 Years Dhul-Haj 3 AH May 625 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Banu Nudair 56 Years Rabi-ul-Awwal 4 AH August 625 AD
Prohibition of Drinking in Islam 56 Years Rabi-ul-Awwal 4 AH August 625 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Dhatur-Riqa 56 Years Jamadi-ul-Awwal 4 AH October 625 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Um-e-Salma, may Allah be pleased with her 56 Years Shawwal 4 AH March 626 AD