Hilal

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

Hilal Statement – Shawwal 1438 AH

According to the advise received from Najaf, Monday 26th June 2017 is 1st Shawwal 1438AH for mu’mineen in Europe. Hilal Advisory Team

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Hilal Statement-Shawwal 1438 AH

The rationale for the beginning of the month of Shawwal 1438AH had been sent to His Eminence, Ayatullah Sistani (May Allah protect him).  Guidance received from Najaf will inshallah be published on Sunday 25 June after Maghrib. InshAllah expect 1st Shawwal on Monday 26 June 2017.

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Hilal Statement – Ramadan 1438 AH

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful After receiving confirmation from the office of Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf, we would like to inform the public that tomorrow Saturday 27 May 2017 will be the last day of Shaaban and the 1st day of Ramadan will be on Sunday 28 May 2017.

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Hilal Statement – Ramadan 1438 AH

The Hilal Advisory Team has forwarded rationale for the crescent of Ramadan to His Eminence, Ayatullah Sistani (May Allah prolong his life). Guidance received will inshallah be published on Friday 26 May 2017 after Maghrib Expect 1st Ramadan on Sunday 28 May 2017

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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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