The Islamic calender is inherently controversial, because of the immense and rich diversity of the ummah. Nevertheless all Muslims need a rough idea of the coming Islamic holidays in order to plan their year. As a guideline for believers as they enter the new years of 2008 and 1429, here are the dates of major Islamic dates as calculated by FCNA and published on the website www.moonsighting.com.
1st Muharram, 1/10/08 (Thurs),
10th Muharram, Ashura, 1/19/08 (Sat),
Miladun Nabi (s), 12th Rabiul Awwal, 3/20/08 (Thurs);