Welcoming the Returning Hujjaj: Prayers, Blessings, and Wishes for a Blessed Homecoming

A cake and decoration to welcome returning pilgrim (Hujjaj) from Makkah.

As the Hajj pilgrimage draws to a close and the blessed pilgrims make their way back home, it is a time of joyous anticipation and heartfelt gratitude. The sacred journey to the holy lands of Makkah and Madinah is a… Continue Reading

Crescent Moon Photos of 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AH

Photograph of the crescent moon of 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AH from Santa Cruz Mountains, California, USA, on Sunday evening, 18 June 2023 (Youssef Ismail).

As the Pilgrimage month of islam – the month of Hajj – Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AH coming upon us, the search for the first sign of the crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AH began on Sunday evening, 18 June… Continue Reading

ANIC: Australia to Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday, 22 April 2023

Australian Fatwa Council from the Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) has just released a statement regarding the date of Eid-ul-Fitr for the islamic calendar 1444 AH. They stated that based on the position of the crescent moon on the evening… Continue Reading