Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 will be the first day of the month of Rabi al-Akhir,…
In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful
The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Akhir, 1443 A.H.
اضغط هنا لملاحظة بيان هلال شهر ربيع الآخر ١٤٤٣ هـTo 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 the first day of the month of Rabi al-Akhir, 1443 A.H. will be:
- Saturday, November 6th, 2021, for all areas under the orange and red curves in this diagram, from Richmond, Virginia going towards Indianapolis, Omaha, Casper, Idaho Falls, ending at Corvallis (Oregon).
- Sunday, November 7th, 2021, for the rest of North America.
Important Islamic Events this Month:
- 8 Rabi al-Akhir: Birth of Imam Hasan al-Askari (p), 232 A.H.
- 10 Rabi al-Akhir: Death of Lady Masooma, sister of Imam al-Rida (p), in Qom (Year 201 A.H.)
Note: 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.