Eid al-Fitr - Known as the “Feast of Breaking of the Fast” which marks the end of Ramadan.
It falls on the first day of the next month.
Eid al-Adha - Known as the “Feast of the Sacrifice” is the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah.
Islamic New Year -It is the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.
The first Islamic year began in 610 AD with the Hijra of Prophet Muhammad and the first Muslims from Mecca to Medina.
Laylat al-Qadr -Known as The Night of Power, The Night of Destiny as well.
First verses of the Qur'an were revealed to prophet Muhammad in this night. It is in the last 10 days of Ramadan however exact day is not known.
It is the most important night in Islam. Surat Al-Qadr describes its importance.
Laylat al Raghaib -It is the first Friday night of month Rajab.
According to some scholars, it is the night where Prophet Muhammad’s mother realized she was pregnant.
Laylat al Bara’at -It is the 15th night of the month of Sha’aban. It is known as Shab-e-barat as well.
According to some scholars, Quran was brought to the earth’s heaven from Lawh Al-Mahfuz (Protected tablets where everything is written).
Laylat al Mi’raj -It is the night Prophet Muhammad ascended to the Jannah (Paradise).
The part journey from Mecca to Jerusalem is called Isra and Mi’raj is the second part of the journey where Prophet Muhammad was ascended to Allah’s presence and to Jannah.
Salah (daily prayers) became mandatory after this journey.
Alvida Jumma -It is the last Friday in Ramadan.
Every Friday is a mubarak (blessed) day for Muslims including the last Friday of Ramadan.
Mawlid Al Nabi -It is the celebration Prophet Muhammad’s birthday.Kheer Puri Niyaaz -It is a Shia tradition, Sunnis do not and should not celebrate it. It is based on a fabricated story “of a woodcutter's” wife praying on the 22nd of Rajab due to the economical hardships in addition to her husband being far away from her trying to make money”.
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