Id al Fitr / Shawwal 1436 / 2015

‘Id Mubarak! ‘Id al Fitr is on Saturday 18th of July, 2015. The Crescent Committee of Canada has declared the 1st of Shawwal (‘Id al Fitr) to be on Saturday 18th of July, 2015. There were no verifiable reports of actual crescent sighting anywhere in the world on the 29th of Ramadan 1436 (eve of Thursday 16th of July, 2015). Astronomical data and science also confirmed the same information. May Allah bless one and all with the bounties of Ramadan and Id al Fitr. For full details on sighting reports, click the title above.

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Uniting Muslims of Canada

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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The Crescent Committee declares 1 Dhu al-Qa’dah 1433 AH to be on Tuesday 18 September 2012 CE.

Scholarly articles

Moon Sighting: A Historical Conversion (Shaykh Omar Subedar). Establishing the Sighting of the Crescent (Shaykh Mufti Rafi Usmani).

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)