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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.

Jamadi al-Awwal, 1437 A.H.

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

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

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر جمادى الأول 

 

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 Wednesday, February 10th, 2016, will be the first day of the month of Jamadi al-Awwal, 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 Tuesday, February 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:

  • 5 Jamadi-I (Feb 14):          Birthday of Lady Zaynab, daughter of Imam Ali (a.s.) – (5th year A.H.)
  • 13 Jamadi-I (Feb 22):       Martyrdom of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra (a.s.) – (11th year A.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.

Rabi’ al-Thaani, 1437

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi’ al-Thaani 1437

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر ربيع الثاني

 

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, January 10, 2016, is the last day of Rabi al-Awwal 1437 and Tuesday, January 12, 2016 will be the first day of the month of Rabi’ al-Thaani, 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 Sunday, January 10, 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 Mahdī (ajfs).

Important Islamic Events This Month:

  • 8 Rabi’-II             (Jan 19):              Birthday of Imam al-Hassan al-Askari (Year 232 A.H.)
  • 10 Rabi’-II           (Jan 21):              Death of Lady Ma’sooma sister of Imam Ridha (as) in Qum (Year 201 A.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.

Rabi’ al-Awwal 1437

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

 

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal 1437

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر ربيع الأول

 

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 there were no verified sightings of the crescent moon at sunset on Friday, December 11, in any region of North America. Therefore, Saturday, December 12, will be the last day of Safar and Sunday, December 13, 2015 will be the first day of the month of Rabi’ al-Awwal, 1436, for the entire 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:

 

  •  8th (Dec. 20th)         Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari (year 260 A.H.)
  • 12th (Dec. 24th)        Arrival of the Prophet Muhammed PBUH&HF to Yathrib city (al-Madina)   marking the start of the Islamic calendar.
  • 17th (Dec. 29th)        Birthday of Prophet Muhammed PBUH&HF (53 B.H.)
  • 17th (Dec. 29th)        Birthday of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq a.s. (Year 38 A.H.)
  • 18th (Dec. 30th)       Establishment of al-Nabawi Masjid (Mosque) in the city of al-Madina on the first Hijri year.

 

 

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, click here.

Safar, 1437

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Safar, 1437

إضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر صفر

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 Friday, November 13, 2015 will be the first day of the month of Safar 1437 for the entire region of North America.

This determination was made due to reports of verified sightings of the crescent moon at sunset on Thursday, November 12, in many regions of United States. Thus, Arbaeen, the anniversary of the 40th day of the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (as), will be on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.

We ask Allah (swt) to give us victory and success in reaping the maximum benefits this month as we honor the Ahl al-Bayt (as) and we ask Him as well to increase their remembrance among ourselves, our family, and our friends. Finally, we ask Allah (swt) to hasten the Return of our Master, the Awaited Imam (ajfs).

 


 

  • 7 Safar (Nov 19):  Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba (as), 50 AH
  • 17 Safar (Nov 29):  Martyrdom of Imam Ali bin Musa al-Rida (as), 203 AH
  • 20 Safar (Dec 2):  The anniversary of the 40th day of the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (as), 61 AH
  • 28 Safar (Dec 10):  Death of prophet Muhammed (pbuh&hf), 11 AH.

 

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 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.

Muharram, 1437

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Announcement Concerning:
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, October 15, 2015, will be the first day of Muharram 1437 AH for the United States and Canada.

This determination was made based on no verified sightings of the crescent moon at sunset on Tuesday, October 13, in any region of North America. Thus, the last day of Dhul-Hijjah will be Wednesday, October 14.

The Day of Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (as), will therefore be on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

We ask Allah (swt) to give us victory and success in reaping the maximum benefits this month as we honor the Ahl al-Bayt (as) and we ask Him as well to increase their remembrance among ourselves, our family, and our friends. Finally, we ask Allah (swt) to hasten the Return of our Master, the Awaited Imam (ajfs).

 

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.
Important Islamic events in this month:

  • 1 Muharram (October 15):          First Day of the New Hijri Year
  • 2 Muharram (October 16):          Imam Husayn (as) arrives in Karbala, 61 AH
  • 10 Muharram (October 24):       Day of Ashura; Martyrdom of Imam Husayn (as), 61 AH
  • 13 Muharram (October 27):       Burying Imam Husayn (as) and his companions in Karbala, 61 AH
  • 25 Muharram (November 8):    Martyrdom of Imam al-Sajjad (as), 95 AH
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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