As predicted with crescent moon visibility map for Ramadan 1439 AH, the crescent (hilaal) was only easily visible by naked eye on the evening of Wednesday, 16 May 2018. All photos of the Ramadan 1439 Hijri crescent moon below are from moon sighting effort from that time. There was a sighting report using telescope/binoculars aid […]
Official Saudi Arabia press agency has published announcement by the Saudi’s Supreme Court that there were no positive hilaal (crescent moon) sightings from around the country on the evening of Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Therefore, the Supreme Court decided that the month of Sha’ban be completed 30 days according to Ummul Qura calendar and 1 […]
The Ramadan 1439 Hijriyah (AH) is marked with lunar conjunction on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 at 11:47 UT. It falls into Islamic Lunation Number: 17,256. At the evening of that Tuesday, the hilaal or young crescent moon of Ramadan would be impossible to be seen by naked eyes from almost every place on the globe. On […]
This is a calligraphy of the Qur’an, Surah Al Isra’ verse number 1, 17:1. Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.
The crescent moon of the islamic month Rajab 1439 AH has been sighted all over the world on the evening of Sunday, 18 March 2018. Therefore, the start of the hijri month, 1 Rajab 1439 AH, corresponds to Monday, 19 March 2018. Below are some of the crescent moon photos captured on Sunday.
Below are some pictures I collected that provoke our thinking, understanding, and views about hijab and modesty. Hopefully, they can convey the true meaning of hijab and wearing a hijab for muslima. Hijab is not just a piece of clothe wrapped around a muslim woman’s head or body. It is a representation of taqwa or obeying the […]
The crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH has been sighted from many places. We obtained first photograph of the thin crescent moon from Moh. Redzuan who saw the hilaal from Teluk Kemang, Malaysia on the evening of Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Some reports (without photos) also came from Indonesia. As a results, based […]
Every time the islamic month of Dhul-Hijja comes, many muslims looking for news from Saudi Arabia about the day of Hajj (Eid ul Adha), Wukuf, as well as the 1st Dzulhijja. Saudi Arabia uses crescent moon (hilaal) sighting to decide the starts of Ramadan, Shawwal and Dhul-Hijja. The Saudi’s Supreme Court will then announce the […]