The reports below by Eng. Qamar Uddin proves beyond any doubt that the Saudi Ummul Qura calendar does not match the visibility of the moon, which has been falsely promoted as a religious calendar by some people in the UK and abroad due to their lack of understandings in these technical matters.

Solar Eclipse and the Ummul Qura Calendar [English]

Solar Eclipse and the Ummul Qura Calendar [اردو]

Solar Eclipse and the Ummul Qura Calendar [বাংলা]

Solar Eclipse and the Ummul Qura Calendar [العربية]


The Islamic Calendar according to Muslims in the UK, by Mufti Amjad Mohammed

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the methodology that Muslims in the UK adopt in order to determine the start of the Islamic months. The paper will restrict itself to those positions within the definition of observation rather than astronomical predictions. [Read more] 

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