However it consists of 354-355 days unlike the 365-366 days in the regular calendar. The, islamic calendar consists of 12 months similar to the Gregorian calendar. The, islamic, new Year starts off with Muharram followed by Safar, Rabi al-awwal, Rabi al-thani, Jumada al-awwal, Jumada al-thani, Rajab, Shaban, Ramadan, Shawwal, Dhul Qadah and Dhul Hijja. Waging war during four of these months is forbidden as they are considered sacred. Islamic calendar if you are not comfortable with the digital version. Islamic calendar 2017 and, islamic calendar 2018 is available on IslamicFinder so if you want to make plans according to the. Once the moon is sighted, the new month commences. Moreover, you can even print out a copy of the.