HIJRAH


HIJRAH
   the emigration of MUHAMMAD and his followers from Mecca to Medina in 622. This marked a turning point in his career and marks the date from which the ISLAMIC calendar begins.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Hijrah — English Hegira (Arabic; Migration ) Journey of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 to escape persecution and found a community of believers. The date represents the beginning of Islam. The second caliph, Umar ibn al Khaṭṭāb, began the practice… …   Universalium

  • Hijrah — n. Mohammed s flight from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hijrah — hij·rah …   English syllables

  • Hijrah — /ˈhədʒrə/ (say huhjruh) noun Islam → Hegira …   Australian English dictionary

  • hijrah — noun see hijra …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dar Al-Hijrah — Islamic Center Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center; 2008 Basic information Location Culmore, VA, US, in the Lake Barcroft area of unincorporated Fairfax County, between Bailey s Crossroads and Seven corners …   Wikipedia

  • Dar al-Hijrah — Infobox religious building building name=Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center caption= location= United States geo= religious affiliation=Islam rite= address= 3159 Row St, Falls Church, VA 22044 district= consecration year= status=Mosque leadership=… …   Wikipedia

  • Al Hijrah — Original name in latin Al Hijrah Name in other language Al Hijrah, Hijrat Qatabir, Hijrat Qabir, alhjrt State code YE Continent/City Asia/Aden longitude 17.29788 latitude 43.38718 altitude 2449 Population 0 Date 2012 01 21 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Takfīr wa al-Hijrah — (Arabic; Excommunication and [Holy] Flight ) Name given by Egyptian authorities to a radical Islamic group calling itself the Society of Muslims. It was founded in 1971 by a young agronomist, Shukrī Muṣṭafā, who had been arrested in 1965 for… …   Universalium

  • Al Hijrah — noun the first day of the Islamic calendar, the first day of Muharram. Syn: Islamic New Year …   Wiktionary


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