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Moonsighting announcement for Rabiul Awwal 1444 Hijri

No Shar’i Shadat has been received for the Moonsightng for the month of Rabiul Awwal 1444 from anywhere in the Americas. Therefore after careful deliberation, the Faisal board has reached the verdict that Sept. 27th is the 30th of Safar and  1st Rabiul Awwal 1444 Hijri will be on Sept. 28th, 2022.

12th of Rabiul Awwal will be the night between 8th and 9th Oct.

Allah Tala bless Muslims in this Holy month of Barakaat. Ameen.

RHCNA,
Chairman Qamarul Hasan
Sept 26, 2022

RHCNA’s Request to Muslim Ummah:

RHCNA requests the Muslim Ummah to adhere to the prescribed method outlined in the Quran and Sunnah of following the ‘rooyat,’ Verifiable sighting of the new crescent moon to begin and end the month, and if themoon is not sighted to ‘complete the thirty days’ (Bukhari). Contrary to the notion, a pre-calculated calendar is not a substitute of the way bestowed to us by the Beloved Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu alaihi wasallam). Ibadah, such as, Ramadhan, Hajj, Eid, and others are based on the rooyat; it for this reason that we must be especially vigilant to watch for the moon.

Bukhari:
Volume 3, Book 31, Number 133:

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet or Abu-l-Qasim said, “Start fasting on seeing the crescent (of Ramadan), and give up fasting on seeing the crescent (of Shawwal), and if the sky is overcast (and you cannot see it), complete thirty days of Sha’ban.

 

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