Muharram – New Islamic Lunar Year 1437 AH is on Thursday 15th October, 2015.


We wish a blessed, prosperous and safe new year to one and all. May God`s blessings be with the entire world.

The Crescent Committee of Canada has declared the 1st of Muharram (New Islamic Year) to be on Thursday 15th October, 2015.

The 10th of Muharram, 1437 will coincide with 24th of October, 2015 In-sha-Allah.

There were no verifiable naked-eye sightings of the new crescent for the Islamic lunar month of Muharram 1437 AH, anywhere across the world, on the eve of 29 Dhul Hijjah 1436 AH (13 October, 2015 CE). Dhul Hijjah 1436 completes 30 days and the 1st of Muharram (New Islamic Year) corresponds with Thursday 15th October, 2015 CE.

Details of Declaration:

The Crescent Committee has been in contact with naked eye moon-sighters in Australia, Middle East, South Africa, U.K, Caribbean, USA and South America. All representatives have declared no sightings, including representatives in South America, where, scientifically, were high probability to sight the new crescent.

(See moon sighting criteria here: http://crescentcommittee.ca/guidelines-procedure/)

May Allah bless one and all with a blessed new year 1437.