Hilal

Due to positive naked-eye Hilal sighting reports on Friday, May 26th, 2017G (positive reports from multiple locations in eastern United States), HSCNA announces the start of the Blessed Month of Ramadan 1438H from Saturday, May 27th, 2017G in North America

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Hilal Sighting Committee of North America considers Mainland US and Canada to be a single Matla.

Reports of naked-eye sighting are received and verified by experts for authentication.

In case of clear skies or Astronomical impossibility, Jamme Ghafeer or large number of positive reports are required for positive decision.

 


Hilal Sighting

Hilal Sighting & Islamic Dates: Issues and Solution by Dr. Salman Shaikh, Coordinator, Hilal Sighting Committee of North America Click here to open
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