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Ramadhan, 1437 A.H.

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadhan, 1437 

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر رمضان المبارك

 

To the respected believers in North America,

Peace be upon you.

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars in North America announces that Monday, June 6th, 2016, is the last day of Sha’ban, 1437 A.H. and that Tuesday, June 7th, 2016, will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadhan, 1437 A.H. for the entire region of North America.

This determination is based on the fact that there were no verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, in any region of North America.

We ask Allah (swt) for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (ajfs).

Important Islamic events in this month:   

6 Ramadhan (June 12): Allegiance to Imam Ali al-Ridha (as), (201 A.H.)
10 Ramadhan (June 16): Death of Lady Khadijah (as), (3 B.H.)
12 Ramadhan (June 18): Welcoming of the Muslims in Madinah, (1 A.H.)
15 Ramadhan (June 21): Birthday of Imam al-Hasan ibn Ali (as), (2 A.H.)
17 Ramadhan (June 23): The Battle of Badr, (2 A.H.)
19 Ramadhan (June 25): Attack on Imam Ali (as) in Masjid al-Kufa, (40 A.H.);
1st Observance of Night of Destiny (Laylatul Qadr) – Starts on the evening of Friday, June 24th
20 Ramadhan (June 26): The Conquest of Mecca by the Muslims, (8 A.H.)
21 Ramadhan (June 27): Martyrdom of Imam Ali (as) in Kufa, Iraq, (40 A.H.);
2nd Observance of Night of Destiny (Laylatul Qadr) – Starts on the evening of Sunday, June 26th
23 Ramadhan (June 29): 3rd (Final) Observance of Night of Destiny (Laylatul Qadr) – Starts on the evening of Tuesday, June 28th

 

The Crescent Committee

  • Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Toronto, Canada.
  • Shaykh Fadhil al-Sahlani, New York, NY.
  • Sayyid Mahboob Mehdi Abedi, Chicago, IL.
  • Shaykh Muhammed Ja’far Banglori, Miami, FL.
  • Shaykh Sabah al-Ebadi, Vancouver, Canada.

 

The Moon-Sighting Committee

The Moon-Sighting Committee was established in 2007 by The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, which annually selects new members to serve on its behalf. It has offered its services to the believers in North America every month since. The current committee was appointed at the Fifteenth Conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America held in Chicago in August 2015.

To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, please click here.

 

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Sha’ban, 1437

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Sha’ban, 1437

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر شعبان 

 

To the respected believers in North America,

Peace be upon you.

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars in North America announces that Sunday, May 8th, 2016, will be the first day of Sha’ban, 1437 A.H. for the entire region of North America. 

This determination is based on the fact that there were reported sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye during the sunset of Saturday, May 7th, from many locations.

We ask Allah (swt) for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (ajfs). 

Important Islamic Events this Month:

•  3 Sha’ban (May 10):  Birthday of Imam al-Husayn (as)                                                   
•  4 Sha’ban (May 11):  Birthday of Abu al-Fadhl al-Abbas (as)
•  5 Sha’ban (May 12): Birthday of Imam Zain al-Abideen (as)
•  15 Sha’ban (May 22): Birthday of Imam Mahdi (as)

 

The Crescent Committee

  • Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Toronto, Canada.
  • Shaykh Fadhil al-Sahlani, New York, NY.
  • Sayyid Mahboob Mehdi Abedi, Chicago, IL.
  • Shaykh Muhammed Ja’far Banglori, Miami, FL.
  • Shaykh Sabah al-Ebadi, Vancouver, Canada.

 

The Moon-Sighting Committee

The Moon-Sighting Committee was established in 2007 by The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, which annually selects new members to serve on its behalf. It has offered its services to the believers in North America every month since. The current committee was appointed at the Fifteenth Conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America held in Chicago in August 2015.

To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, please click here.

Rajab, 1437

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab, 1437

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر رجب المرجّب

 

To the respected believers in North America,

Peace be upon you.

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars in North America announces that Friday, April 8, 2016, will be the last day of Jamadi al-Thani and Saturday, April 9, 2016 will be the first day of the month of Rajab, 1437, for the entire region of North America. 

This determination is based on the fact that there were no verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Thursday, April 7, in any region of North America.

We ask Allah (swt) for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdī (ajfs). 

Important Islamic Events This Month:

•  1 Rajab  (April 9):    Birthday of Imam Mohammad al-Baqir (as), (Year 57 A.H.)
•  2 Rajab (April 10):   Birthday of Imam Ali al-Hadi (as), (Year 212)
•  3 Rajab (April 11): Martyrdom of Imam Ali al-Hadi (as), (Year 254 A.H.)
•  10 Rajab (April 18): Birthday of Imam Mohammad al-Jawad (as), (Year 195 A.H.)
•  13 Rajab (April 21): Birthday of Imam Ali (as), (Year 23 B.H.)
•  15 Rajab (April 23): Death of Lady Zainab daughter of Imam Ali (as), (Year 65 A.H.)
•  25 Rajab (May 3):   Martyrdom of Imam Mousa al-Kadhim (as), (Year 183 A.H.)
•  27 Rajab (May 5):  The day of Mab’ath. (Year 13 B.H.)

 

The Crescent Committee

  • Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Toronto, Canada.
  • Shaykh Fadhil al-Sahlani, New York, NY.
  • Sayyid Mahboob Mehdi Abedi, Chicago, IL.
  • Shaykh Muhammed Ja’far Banglori, Miami, FL.
  • Shaykh Sabah al-Ebadi, Vancouver, Canada.

 

The Moon-Sighting Committee

The Moon-Sighting Committee was established in 2007 by The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, which annually selects new members to serve on its behalf. It has offered its services to the believers in North America every month since. The current committee was appointed at the Fifteenth Conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America held in Chicago in August 2015.

To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, please click here.

Jamadi al-Thani, 1437 A.H.

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jamadi al-Thani 1437

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر جمادى الثاني 

 

To the respected believers in North America,

Peace be upon you.

The Crescent Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars in North America announces that Thursday, March 10th, 2016, will be the first day of the month of Jamadi al-Thani, 1437 AH for the entire region of North America.

This determination is based on the fact that there were reported sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye during the sunset of Wednesday, March 9th, from many locations. 

We ask Allah (swt) for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdī (ajfs). 

Important Islamic Events This Month:

  • 3 Jamadi-II         (March 12):          Martyrdom of Lady Fatima al-Zahraa (as) (11 Year A.H.)
  • 13 Jamadi-II       (March 22):         Death of Umm al-Banin (as) mother of al-Abbas (Year 64 A.H.)
  • 20 Jamadi-II      (March 29):         Birth of Lady Fatima al-Zahraa (as) (Year 5 B.H.)

The Crescent Committee

  • Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Toronto, Canada.
  • Shaykh Fadhil al-Sahlani, New York, NY.
  • Sayyid Mahboob Mehdi Abedi, Chicago, IL.
  • Shaykh Muhammed Ja’far Banglori, Miami, FL.
  • Shaykh Sabah al-Ebadi, Vancouver, Canada.

 

The Moon-Sighting Committee

The Moon-Sighting Committee was established in 2007 by The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, which annually selects new members to serve on its behalf. It has offered its services to the believers in North America every month since. The current committee was appointed at the Fifteenth Conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America held in Chicago in August 2015.

To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, please click here.

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