Ramadan Kareem 1436 / 2015

The Crescent Committee of Canada has received reliable verified reports of the new crescent for the blessed month of Ramadan. The crescent was seen at sunset in Alice Springs, Australia on the evening of Wednesday June 17th, 2015. 1st Tarawih will be on the night of Wednesday 17th, 1st day of fasting will be on Thursday 18th. May Allah bless everyone with a meaningful and very blessed Ramadan.

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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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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)