Gün ve Geceler (Days and Nights)


Üç Ayların Başlangıcı:  19  Mart  2018   Pazartesi    1 Receb 1439


Regaib Kandili:   22  Mart  2018  Perşembe    4 Receb 1439


Mirac Kandili:   13  Nisan  2018  Cuma    26 Receb 1439


Berat Kandili:   30  Nisan  2018  Pazartesi    14 Şaban 1439


Ramazan Başlangıcı:   16  Mayıs  2018  Çarşamba    1 Ramazan 1439


Kadir Gecesi:  10  Haziran  2018  Çarşamba    26 Ramazan 1439


Ramazan Bayramı:   15  Haziran  2018  Cuma    1 Şevval 1439


Kurban Bayramı:   21  Ağustos  2018  Salı    10 Zilhicce 1439


Hicri Yılbaşı:   11  Eylül  2018  Salı    1 Muharrem 1440


Aşure Günü:   20  Eylül  2018  Perşembe    10 Muharrem 1440


Mevlid Kandili:   19  Kasım  2018  Pazartesi    11 Rebiülevvel 1440


(Kaynak: Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı)



Significant Days and Nights of the Hijri (Islamic) Calendar 2018


19  March  2018   Monday   1st Rajab


22​  March  2018  ​ Thursday    REGAİB NIGHT  

(Regaib marks the beginning of three holy months in the Islamic Hijri calendar or know as the “Beginning of the Three Moons,”


13  April  2018  Friday  LAILAT al-MIRAJ

(Night journey of the Prophet Muhammad / Himmelfahrt Mohammeds) The Prophet Muhammad’s Isra and Mi’raj. Isra is the name for his night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem, and Mi’raj is the term for his ascension to heaven, where he met with other prophets and spoke with God. It is celebrated on the 27th day of the month of Rejeb in the Islamic calendar.


30  April  2018   Wednesday   LAILAT al-BARA´A

(The Day of Forgiveness / Nacht der Vergebung) The Night of Forgiveness, Berat Kandili or Leylet-ul-Bera’at, observed on the night between the 14th and 15th days of Sha’ban, the eighth month of the Hijra calendar.  Berat Kandili is spent reciting the Quran and performing special prayers as well as visiting the graves of deceased relatives.


16  May  2018   Wednesday 

RAMADAN BEGINS (Beginn des Ramadan)


10  June 2018   Sunday   LAYLAT al-QADR

(Night of Decree / Nacht der Bestimmung) The Korans first appearance to The Prophet Mohammad Known as Laylat al-Qadr in Arabic, the Night of Power is traditionally accepted as the night between the 26th and 27th days of Ramadan. It is believed that this night is when the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the Angel Gabriel.


15  June  2018   Cuma   EID al-FITR  RAMADAN FEAST (Ramadan Fest)


21  August  2018  Tuesday  EID al-ADHA (Feast of the Sacrifice / Opfer Fest)


11  SEPTEMBER  2018  Tuesday  1 MUHARRAM (Islamic New Year / Islamisches Neujahr)


20  September  2018  Thursday  ASHURA DAY (Tag der Aschura)


19  November  2018​​  Monday​   MAULID

(Mawlid) an-NABI (Prophet Muhammad's Birthday / Geburtstag des Propheten Muhammad) The day is fixed at the 12th day of the month of Rabi al-Awwal in the Muslim calendar. The Prophet Muhammad was born around A.D. 570 and died in 632. The Mevlid Kandili was first observed around the 13th century and was preceded by a month of celebration. The day is usually celebrated by a sermon, remembrance of the Prophet’s life and mission, gift giving and a feas