Muharram – New Islamic Lunar Year 1436

Muharram – New Islamic Lunar Year 1436 AH is on Sunday 26th October, 2014. We wish a blessed, prosperous and safe new year to one and all. May God`s blessings be with the entire world. There were no verifiable naked-eye sightings of the new crescent for the Islamic lunar month of Muharram 1436 AH, anywhere across the world, on the eve of 29 Dhul Hijjah 1435 AH (24 October, 2014 CE). Dhul Hijjah 1435 completes 30 days and the 1st of Muharram (New Islamic Year) corresponds with Sunday 26th October, 2014 CE. For details, please click the title above.

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When does Ramaḍān begin? When do we celebrate Eid? Is it Dhu al-Ḥijjah? The procedures of the Crescent Committee establish unity with uniformity.

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They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the new moons. Say, ‘They are measurements of time for the people and for Hajj.’ (al-Baqarah 2:189)