Rabi' al-thani

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Rabī’ al-Thānī (Arabic: ربيع الثاني‎‎, also transliterated Rabīʿ al-Ṯānī, IPA: [raˈbiːʕ æθˈθæːniː]) is the fourth month in the Islamic calendar. It is also known as Rabī` al-Ākhir (ربيع الآخر, also transliterated Rabīʿ al-ʾĀḫir/rabīʻ al-āḵir, IPA: [raˈbiːʕ ˈʔæːxɪr]).

Timing[edit]

The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. Since the Islamic lunar calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the tropical year, Rabī' al-Thānī migrates throughout the seasons. The estimated start and end dates for Rabī' al-Thānī are as follows (based on the Umm al-Qura calendar of Saudi Arabia[1]):

AH First day (CE / AD) Last day (CE / AD)
1431 17 March 2010 14 April 2010
1432   6 March 2011   4 April 2011
1433 23 February 2012 23 March 2012
1434 11 February 2013 12 March 2013
1435   1 February 2014   1 March 2014
1436 21 January 2015 19 February 2015
1437 11 January 2016   9 February 2016
Rabī' al-Thānī dates between 2010 and 2016

Islamic Events[edit]

• 22 of Rabī’ al-Thānī, death of ibn Arabi, the great philosopher from Spain who died and rests in Damascus, Syria[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Umm al-Qura calendar of Saudi Arabia
  2. ^ "Sheikh Muhyiddin Ibn Al-Arabi (RA) - URS 22 Rabi al-Thani". LoveMeditation-Naqshbandi | Maida Vale Naqshbandi Rabbani Group | Islamic History | Sufi Events | Sufi Saints History. 29 January 2016. 

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