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How Does the Moon Cycle Work

How Does the Moon Cycle Work?

Wa Alaikum Assalam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Concerning the moon cycle, a lunar month may only be 29 or 30 days so if there is a confusion about sighting the moon then the difference should not be more than one day. I can see …

When Will Ramadan 1438/2017 Start?

When Will Ramadan 1438/2017 Start?

{Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them. And fight against the disbelievers collectively as they fight against you collectively. …

When Will 30 Pre-Ramadan Days Start?

When Will 30 Pre-Ramadan Days Start?

Sha’ban is the 8th month of the Hijri Calendar. The months of this lunar calendar start when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. Since the Hijri calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Sha’ban migrates throughout the seasons like the other eleven Hijri months. The month is …

When Is Rabi’ At-thani 1438 in Your Location?

Check when will be the beginning of Rabi’ At-thani, the fourth month of the Hijri Calendar. The Hijri Calendar is a lunar one, meaning that months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. And since this type of calendars is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Rabi’ At-thani …

When is Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1438 in Your Location?

When will Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1438 start in your location? Rabi’ Al-Awwal is the third month in the Hijri Calendar. The most important Islamic events during this month is the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Although the exact date is unknown, the majority of Muslims believe the birth date of the Prophet (SAW) occurs on the …

Moon

Dhul-Qi'dah 1437 Starts Today: Moonsighting

Dhul-Qi’dah is the eleventh month in the Hijri Calendar. It’s one of the four sacred months in Islam during which warfare is prohibited, hence the name “Master of Truce”.

Waxing Crescent

When is Your Eid Fitr 1437?

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) will occur on Monday the 4th of July, 2016 at 11:01 UT. The moon can be only seen with telescopes in South America and in Polynesian Islands.

Waxing Crescent

When is Jumada Al-Thani's Crescent?

Jumada Al-Thani, Jumada Al-Akhir, or Jumada al-Akhira is the 6th month in the Islamic Hijri Calendar. The origin of the word Jumda, from which the name of the month is derived, is used to denote dry parched land: land devoid of rain, and hence denote the dry months.



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