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Celebrating Maldives’s Islamic History

A Deeper Look into Maldivian Roots

It is no secret that the Maldives is an Islamic nation, devoted to their faith in every step they take. The island nation is set to celebrate a significant date in their religious calendar in the month of October, and therefore, residents of hotels like Adaaran Maldives will be able to witness the islands lighting up for ‘The Day Maldives Embraced Islam’. Celebrated on the 26th of October 2022, research into the country’s history while searching for the best all-inclusive resorts in Maldives for your vacation will reveal how the history of Maldives’s conversion spans back to the days of 1153 AD.

It is believed that an individual named Abul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary arrived from Morocco and converted the local king of the Maldives, Sri Tribhuvana Aditya to the Islamic faith. This historical event is still celebrated in the country in way of a public holiday which falls on the first day of the month of Rabi’ al-thani, which is the fourth month in the Islamic calendar.