Hijri New Year Holiday Likely on July 7 in Oman

  • Publish date: Sunday، 30 June 2024
Hijri New Year Holiday Likely on July 7 in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is gearing up to observe the New Hijri Year, with the holiday anticipated to fall on Sunday, July 7, 2024.

This comes in line with the occasion of the anniversary of the honorable migration of Prophet Muhammad to Madinah and the advent of the new Hijri year 1446.

The Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic New Year, marks the beginning of the new lunar Islamic calendar year. It is a time for reflection, prayer, and remembrance of the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Makkah to Madinah, an event that marks the start of the Islamic era (622 AD).

Muslims across Oman will come together to celebrate this important holiday. The day is observed with various religious activities, including sermons that highlight the lessons from the Prophet's migration.

As a public holiday, the New Hijri Year provides an opportunity for Muslims in Oman to take a break from their daily routines, spend time with loved ones, and engage in spiritual practices.

The New Hijri Year holiday in Oman is more than just a day off; it is a profound occasion that honors a pivotal moment in Islamic history. As the anticipated date of July 7, 2024, approaches, Omanis prepare to celebrate with reverence and unity, embracing the lessons and blessings of the Prophet Muhammad's migration to Madinah.

Mark your calendars and join the Sultanate of Oman in observing the New Hijri Year, a time for reflection, community, and spiritual renewal.

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