Hilal

Seeks to provide clarity on Islamic dates and the sighting of the moon within Europe

Hilal Statement – Shaaban 1438 AH

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Shaaban 1438 A.H. is as follows: – The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 12:16pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017 On Wednesday 26th April 2017, th e age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is: Sunset – 7:18 p.m. Crescent age at Sunset

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Hilal Statement – Jamada al Thani 1438AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Sunday 26 February at 1458GMT. The crescent will not be visible on this day.  On Monday 27 February 2017, it can be seen in Europe. 1st Jamada at Thani 1438AH will be on Tuesday 28 February 2018.

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Hilal Statement – Jamada al Ula 1438AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday 28 January 2017 at 0.06GMT. The crescent can be seen in California on this day. On Sunday 29 January 2017, it can be seen in the whole world. 1st Jamada al Ula 1438AH will be on Monday 30 January 2017

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The Hilal Advisory Team Statement: Safar 1438AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Sunday 30 October 2016 at 1738GMT. The crescent cannot be seen anywhere on this day. On Monday 31 October 2016, it can be seen in America and with difficulty in Africa and Saudi Arabia. 1st  Safar 1438AH will be on Wednesday 2 November 2016.

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The Hilal Advisory Team Statement: Muharram 1438AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday 1 October 2016 at 0112 BST. The crescent can be easily seen in Polynesian Islands on this day.  On Sunday, 2 October 2016, it can be seen all over the world  and in UK if the conditions are perfect   1st Muharram 1438AH will inshallah  be on  Monday 3

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Hilal Advisory Team Statement: Dhul-Hijjah 1437 AH

The Astronomical New Moon is on Thursday 1st September 2016 at 10:03BST. The crescent will not be visible anywhere on this day. On Friday 2nd September 2016, it can be seen in America and Africa. For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah Sistani, 1st Dhul-Hijjah 1437AH will be on Sunday 4th September 2016.

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Hilal Advisory Team Statement: Dhil Qa’ada 1437 AH

Tha Astronomical New Moon is on Tuesday, 2 August 2016. The crescent will not be visible anywhere on this day. On Wednesday, 3 August, it can be seen in America but not in Europe For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah Sistani, 1st Zilqaad 1437AH will be on Friday, 5 August 2016

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Hilal Statement – Shawwaal 1437

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ثبت عند سماحة السيد السيستاني (دام ظلّه) أنّ غداً الأربعاء هو يوم عيد الفطر السعيد في العراق وايران والدول العربية المجاورة وفي بلاد الهند وباكستان وافغانستان واندونسيا واستراليا وافريقيا . واما في دول شمال آسيا والدول الاروبية فيكون العيد يوم الخميس . أعاده الله على جميع المسلمين بالخير والبركة. http://www.sistani.org/arabic/ In

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Hilal Advisory Team Statement: Shawwal 1437 AH

The Hilal Advisory Team has forwarded a rationale for the beginning of month of Shawwal 1437AH to His Eminence Ayatullah Sistani (May Allah prolong his life). The guidance received will inshallah be published on Tuesday, 5 July 2016 after Maghrib. Expect Eid ul Fitr on Thursday 7 July 2016.

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Hilal Advisory Team Rationale: Ramadhan 1437AH

The Hilal Advisory Team has sent the rationale for the crescent of the month of Ramadan to His Eminence Ayatullah Sistani (May Allah prolong his life).  The guidance received from His Eminence will inshallah be published on Sunday 5 June 2016  evening . Expect 1st Ramadan 1437AH on Tuesday 7 June 2016 For the Muqallideen

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