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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shaban, 1440 A.H.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shaban, 1440 A.H.

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 Saturday, April 6th, 2019 will be the last day of the month of Rajab, 1440 A.H. and Sunday, April 7th, 2019, will be the first day of the month of Shaban, 1440 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 Friday, April 5th, 2019 in any region of North America.

We ask God, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (p).

On behalf of the Crescent Committee,

Sayyid M. Rizvi, General-Secretary

Important Islamic Events this Month:
3 Shaban (Apr. 9) Birth Anniversary of Imam Hussain ibn Ali (p) (p)
4 Shaban (Apr. 10) Birth Anniversary of Abu al-Fadl al-Abbas (p)
5 Shaban (Apr. 11) Birth Anniversary of Imam Zayn al-Abidin (p)
15 Shaban (Apr. 21 ) Birth Anniversary of Imam al-Mahdi (p)

 


The Moon-Sighting Committee was established during the seventh annual conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, and has been providing monthly sighting announcements to the North American Shia Muslim communities since 2007. The Council adopts/renews its members on an annual basis.

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


 

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab, 1440 A.H.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab, 1440 A.H.

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 Thursday, March 7th, 2019 will be the last day of the month of Jumada al-Thania, 1440 A.H. and Friday, March 8th, 2019, will be the first day of the month of Rajab, 1440 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 Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 in any region of North America.

We ask God, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (p).

On behalf of the Crescent Committee,

Sayyid M. Rizvi, General-Secretary

Important Islamic Events this Month:
1 Rajab (Mar. 8) Birth of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (p), 57 A.H.
2 Rajab (Mar. 9) Birth of Imam Ali al-Hadi (p), 212 A.H.
3 Rajab (Mar. 10) Martyrdom of Imam Ali al-Hadi (p), 254 A.H.
10 Rajab (Mar. 17 ) Birth of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (p), 195 A.H.
13 Rajab (Mar. 20) Birth of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (p), 23 B.H.
15 Rajab (Mar. 22) Death of Sayyida Zaynab bint Ali (p), 62 A.H.
25 Rajab (Apr. 1) Martyrdom of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (p), 183 A.H.
27 Rajab (Apr. 3) Day of Mabath, 13 B.H.

 


The Moon-Sighting Committee was established during the seventh annual conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, and has been providing monthly sighting announcements to the North American Shia Muslim communities since 2007. The Council adopts/renews its members on an annual basis.

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


 

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jumada al-Thania, 1440 A.H.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jumada al-Thania, 1440 A.H.

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهرجمادى الثانية

To the respected believers in North America,

Peace be upon you.

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America announces that Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 will be the first day of the month of Jumada al-Thania, 1440 A.H. for the United States and southern parts of Canada.

This determination is based on the fact that there verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 from many locations.

We ask God, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (p).

On behalf of the Crescent Committee,
Sayyid M. Rizvi, General-Secretary

 

Important Islamic Events this Month:
3 Jumada al-Thania (Feb 8) Martyrdom Anniversary of Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (p), 11 A.H. (according to the third narration)
13 Jumada al-Thania (Feb 18) Death Anniversary of Lady Umm al-Banin (p), mother of al-Abbas (p), 64 A.H.
20 Jumada al-Thania (Feb 25) Birth Anniversary of Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (p), 5 B.H. or 8 B.H.

 


The Moon-Sighting Committee was established during the seventh annual conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, and has been providing monthly sighting announcements to the North American Shia Muslim communities since 2007. The Council adopts/renews its members on an annual basis.

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


 

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jumada al-Awwal, 1440 A.H.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهرجمادى الأول

To the respected believers in North America,

Peace be upon you.

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America announces that Monday, January 7th, 2019 will be the last day of the month of Rabi al-Thani, 1440 A.H. and Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, will be the first day of the month of Jumada al-Awwal, 1440 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, January 6th, 2019, in any region of North America.

We ask God, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (p).

On behalf of the Crescent Committee,
Sayyid M. Rizvi, General-Secretary

 

Important Islamic Events this Month:
5 Jumada al-Awwal (Jan 12) Birth of Sayyida Zaynab bint Ali (p), 5 A.H.
13 Jumada al-Awwal (Jan 20) Martyrdom Anniversary of Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (p), 11 A.H (according to the second narration)

 


The Moon-Sighting Committee was established during the seventh annual conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America, and has been providing monthly sighting announcements to the North American Shia Muslim communities since 2007. The Council adopts/renews its members on an annual basis.

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


 

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