Sunday, July 15th, 2018 will be the first day of the month of Dhu al-Qidah…
In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful
The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhu al-Qidah, 1441 A.H.Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020, will be the first day of the month of Dhu al-Qidah, 1441 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 21st, 2020 in any region of North America. We ask God, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and to 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:|
|11 Dhu al-Qidah||(July 3)||Birth Anniversary of Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Ridha (p) (148 A.H.)|
|End of Dhu al-Qidah||(July 21 or 22 pending moon-sighting)||Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (p) (220 A.H.)|
- This announcement from the Crescent Committee is per the request of numerous community members across North America to help in identifying the beginning of the Hijri months.
- To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, click here.
- To read Frequently Asked Questions about the Announcements of the Crescent Committee, click here.