Embracing the Arrival of Jumadal Akhirah 1445 AH: A Spiritual Sojourn

Crescent moon visibility map in the evening of Wednesday, 13 December 2023. Only South America can see the crescent moon of Jumadal Akhirah 1445 easily.

Dear esteemed readers, In our contemplative journey through the Islamic calendar, we stand at the threshold of the forthcoming month — Jumadal Akhirah 1445 AH. Join me in exploring the profound celestial dynamics that govern the onset of this sacred… Continue Reading

When is 1 Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH?

Crescent moon visibility map for Rabi' ath-Thani 1445 AH on Sunday evening, 15 October 2023.

The month of Rabi’ ath-Thani is the 4th month in the islamic calendar. This year, the month comes after the moon conjunction on Saturday, 14 October 2023 CE at 17:55 UTC. The crescent moon for the Rabi’ ath-Thani 1445 AH… 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

Photos of the Crescent Moon of 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1443 AH (2022 CE)

Photograph of the crescent moon of 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1443 AH as sighted from California, USA on the evening of Wednesday, 29 June 2022 by Youseff Ismail.

The month of Hajj in the islamic calendar known as Dhul-Hijjah this year – 1443 AH – has been announced to start on Thursday, 30 June 2022 by the Saudi Arabia’s authority based on “claimed” sighting of the crescent moon… Continue Reading

Photos: Crescent Moon of 1 Sha’ban 1442 AH (2021 CE)

Foto hilal 1 Sya'ban 1442 H terlihat secara kasat mata dari Perth, Australia pada petang hari Ahad, 14 Maret 2021.

Below are several photos of the first crescent moon (hilaal) of the islamic month of Sha’ban 1442 AH. Positive reports of sighting as well as photos of the crescent moon of 1 Sha’ban 1442 AH were received from Australia, on… Continue Reading