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Unified Hijri Calendar

Towards Unified Hijri Calendar

It’s over a 40-year old initiative towards a unified Islamic calendar. This global effort aims at bringing good science close to Shari’ah and practicality through making progress on convergence of Islamic observance for the start of Islamic months.

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. …

Know When 2nd Hijri Month Starts in Your Location

When will the month of Safar, the second month of the Hijri Calendar, start where you live? Like all the other Hijri lunar months, the month of Safar spans over 29 or 30 days; and for that reason we conduct the lunar astronomical observations and calculate the lunar months to know their exact dates every …

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.


Fasting Depending on Reports from Muslim Countries

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. It is no wonder that Muslims all over the world are yearning to see the new moon of Ramadan in order to start …

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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