In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful The Crescent Moon of the Month…
In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful
The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhu al-Hijjah, 1441 A.H.Crescent Committee, Sayyid M. Rizvi, Secretary-General
Important Islamic Events this Month:
|7 Dhu al-Hijjah||(July 28)||Martyrdom of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (p), (Year 114 A.H.)|
|8 Dhu al-Hijjah||(July 29)||Imam Hussain (p) left Mecca for Iraq (Year 60 A.H.)|
|9 Dhu al-Hijjah||(July 30)||Day of Arafah Martyrdom of Muslim ibn Aqil (p) (Year 60 A.H.)|
|10 Dhu al-Hijjah||(July 31)||Eid al-Adha|
|15 Dhu al-Hijjah||(Aug 5)||Birth of Imam Ali al-Naqi al-Hadi (p) (Year 212 A.H.) (Date according to a different narration)|
|18 Dhu al-Hijjah||(Aug 8)||Eid al-Ghadir|
|24 Dhu al-Hijjah||(Aug 14)||Day of Mubahila|
- 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.
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.