Sha’ban 1437 is on 8 May 2016

The Crescent Committee of Canada has received reliable reports of the new crescent moon of Sha’ban 1437.  The new crescent (hilal) was sighted in Indonesia and South Africa on Saturday May 7th 2016 (29th Rajab).

Sh. Ebrahim Bham of United Ulama Council of South Africa and the Majleis Ulama of Indonesia have verified the sighting reports. As the day progresses in the west, we are expecting numerous other sighting reports In-sha Allah.

The month of Rajab concludes and the 1st of Sha’ban is on May 8th, 2016.


Sha’ban 1437