Related: Fatawa (Legal Rulings)

  1. First day's moon on UK horizon
  2. Is it Sunnah to use Crescent Visibility Maps?
  3. Science of Moon Sighting (and Misconceptions)
  4. Basics of Lunar Months
  5. The Lunar Date of Full Moon
  6. Hidden Phase of the Moon (Mahaq)
  7. Why look for the moon on the 29th date and the next day?
  8. Hilal Sighting & Islamic Dates By Dr Salman Shaikh
  9. Solar and Lunar Eclipses by Khalid Shaukat
  10. Survey Results Regional Moon Sighting Criteria (94% Yes, 6% No)
  11. Regional Moon Sighting Criteria for the UK (2016)
  12. Regional Moon Sighting and the Use of Optical Aid
  13. Element of Place Is Dominant in Eid al Adha by ISNA (1998)
  14. How to make Hijri Calendar Prayer Timetables
  15. Is it possible to sight the moon in South Africa before Morocco?
  16. The Theory of Global Moon Sighting And Flat-Earth (pdf)
  17. Letter to Maulana Yusuf Motala Sahib, Darul Uloom Bury (2017)
  18. Moon Sighting Practice And Darul Uloom Bury (2017)
  19. Proposal for a United Eid (1439AH/2018 - 1443AH/2022)
  20. Significance and Virtues of Dhul Hijjah (first 10 days)
  21. Spot the Moon Photo Competition (from 1439/2017)
  22. Anonymous Membership and Donation Procedures
  23. Towards a United Eid in the UK Survey Results (Oct 2018)
  24. The Fallacy of 1986 Moon Sighting Meeting (at Darul-Uloom Bury)
  25. Ramadan Dates for Saudi Arabia and Morocco (1986 - 2019) PDF
  26. Ummul Qura Change Petition (2013)

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Solar eclipse proves the inaccuracy of the Saudi Ummul Qura calendar

On Sunday 3rd November 2013 there was a total solar eclipse in Africa and a partial one in the Middle East, where many thousands of people witnessed the birth of the moon by the human eye, without relying on astronomical calculations. This proved beyond any doubt that the Saudi Ummul Qura calendar does not match the moon visibility, 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. [English] | [اردو] | [বাংলা] | [العربية]

See Also: The Islamic Calendar according to Muslims in the UK, by Mufti Amjad Mohammed [Read more]

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