Crescent Committee

The Crescent Committee investigates crescent sighting reports and announces the beginning of the lunar months throughout the year.

Members of the Crescent Committee

Sayyid M. Rizvi

Sayyid Mehboob Mehdi Abidi

Shaykh Ahmad Bahrani

Shaykh M. Jafar Bangloori

Shaykh M. Taqi Zakeri

Become a Member

All qualified scholars, clerics, clergymen, and Imams of mosques and centers, are invited to join the membership of the council. To learn more about the membership conditions, responsibilities, and benefits of being a member, please, see the Charter of the council and read the details mentioned on pages 6-9. If you would like to be a member of the council, please, fill out this application and send it to us at