the last month of Jumadil and 3 historical events in it

the last month of Jumadil and 3 historical events in it

Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher TrainingJumadil Awal and Jumadil Akhir, their names alone evoke a sense of icy seasons, don’t they? So, this month is called Jumadil because it aligns perfectly with the winter season when water can freeze. But did you know that some interpret Jumadil Akhir as the end of the dry season?

Furthermore, Jumadil Akhir also goes by another name: Jumadil Tsaniyah. Despite its short duration of only 29 days, this month is significant, with important events that shouldn’t be overlooked.

Now, let’s delve into some historical moments associated with Jumadil Akhir:

  1. The Birth of Fatimah Az-Zahra, Beloved Daughter of the Prophet
    • Fatimah, the youngest in the Prophet Muhammad’s family, holds a special place. She is revered as the leader of women.
    • Her mother, Khadijah binti Khuwailid, was equally remarkable. Fatimah was born on the 20th of Jumadil Akhir, in the fifth year before the prophethood, during the reconstruction of the Kaaba.
    • Fatimah had three older sisters: Zainab, Ruqayah, and Ummu Kalsum. Unfortunately, her two older brothers, Qasim and Abdullah, passed away in childhood.
    • Interestingly, Allah directly named Fatimah through the Angel Jibril. She held various titles, including Az-Zahra and Zakiyyah.
  2. The Passing of Abu Bakr Ash-Shiddiq
    • On the 22nd of Jumadil Akhir, in the 13th year after the Hijra (634 CE), Abu Bakr Ash-Shiddiq returned to the mercy of Allah.
    • Born in 573 CE as Abdullah ibn Abu Kuhafah, Abu Bakr was 63 years old at the time of his passing.
    • He was buried next to the grave of the Prophet Muhammad.
    • Abu Bakr earned the title Ash-Shiddiq (the Truthful) from the Prophet himself. He was among the first to embrace Islam and acknowledged the event of Isra’ Mi’raj.
    • His unwavering commitment to Islam, support during the Hijra to Madinah, and leadership as a Khalifah after consultation with the community are legendary.
  3. The Battle of Yarmuk
    • In the 13th year after the Hijra, the intense Battle of Yarmuk took place between the Muslim forces led by Khalid bin Walid and the Roman army.
    • Despite being outnumbered (with 45,000 Muslim soldiers against 240,000 Romans), the Muslims fought valiantly.
    • Nearly half of the Roman forces were defeated, while the Muslim losses were limited to 3,000 warriors.
    • The Battle of Yarmuk remains a testament to the resilience and determination of the Muslim community.

These historical events highlight the significance of Jumadil Akhir and the remarkable individuals who shaped its legacy. Truly epic, isn’t it? 🌙🔥

Source:

  • https://lampung.nu.or.id/keislaman/makna-nama-bulan-rabiul-akhir-dan-3-peristiwa-penting-di-dalamnya-OtSuK
  • https://img.freepik.com/free-photo/futuristic-moon-background_23-2150930828.jpg?t=st=1703878930~exp=1703882530~hmac=1391c4128ec5e28454fa180967a5eaef527adc174380e96b78204a75819f55c2&w=740

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