Every year the story repeats itself at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and also with its conclusion. Has the moon been sighted or not? In this area or that area? According to this marj’a...
During this Ramadan, as in some previous years, there have been many questions about the criteria for determining the start of the Islamic month and the role of science and the moon sighting in...
Of late many have questioned whether ‘unity of horizon’ (ittiḥād al-ufuq) is a condition for determining the new crescent or not...
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 is the first of the month of Shawwal according the office of Ayatollah Fadullah...
The determination of the Islamic calendar can be a source of confusion—and often, such as when there are multiple dates for the beginning of Ramaḍān or for the two ʿĪds, it can be a cause of considerable frustration as well..
1st part of the video covers the Islamic laws surrounding the sighting of the crescent moon in accordance with Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Sistani. The video will include an analysis of Chapter 2: 189 of the Holy Qur’an, the difference between certainty and contentment as it pertains to the crescent ...