Category Archives: Moon Sighting

Hilal Statement Ramadhan al-Mubarak 1437 (2016)

  Based on astronomical data and charts, as demonstrated above, on Sunday 5th June 2016 it is impossible to sight the new moon with the naked eye or with optical aid in Europe. Therefore, Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Shia (Europe) announces the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadhan is Tuesday 7th June 2016. Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Shia (Europe) wishes to extend good wishes and felicitations ... Read More »

Hilal Statement Shabaan Al Moazzam 1437 (2016)

  Hilal Statement:  Shabaan Al Moazzam 1437 (2016)   Majlis Ulama e Shia  (Europe) would like to declare that the first day of Shaban al Moazzam  1437 AH will be on Sunday  8th May 2016 Momeneen may refer to their Maraaje-Izaam. May Allah s.w.t bless all the momineen by giving them taufeeq for earning the barakaat of this blessful month Read More »

Hilal Statement Rajab al Murajab 1437 (2016)

Rabi-al-Thani 1437

Hilal Statement:  Rajab al Murajab 1437 (2016) According to the calculation of the observatory the new moon of Rajab al Murajab 1437 will be visible on the eve of the 8th of April 2016 only, in the whole world that is why according to the fatawa of all the Maraeje Izaam the Saturday 9th April 2016 will be the first ... Read More »

Hilal Statement Jumada-at-Thania 1437 (2016)

Hilal Statement:  Jumada-at-Thania 1437 (2016) Based on above maps by observatory and according to the fatwas of Ayatullah hul uzma Syed Ali Khameni and other Maraaje-Ezaam the first of Jumada-at-Thania  1437 AH will be on Thursday 10th March 2016. And according to the fatwa of Ayatullah hul uzma Syed Ali Seestani the first of Jumada-at-Thania  1437 AH will be on Friday 11th March 2016. Momeneen may refer to ... Read More »

Hilal Statement Jumada-al-Oola 1437 (2016)

Hilal Statement:  Jumada-al-Oola 1437 (2016) Based on above maps by observatory we can see that the moon is not visible in the horizon of UK on Monday 8th February 2016. And on next map for Tuesday 9th February 2016 according to astronomical calculation the moon is visible in the horizon of UK with naked eye. So the first of Jumada-al-Oola 1437 AH will be ... Read More »

Hilal Statement RabiulThani 1437 AH (2016)

Rabi-al-Thani 1437

Hilal Statement:  RabiulThani 1437 AH (2016) Based on above maps by observatory we can see that the moon is visible in the horizon of UK on Sunday 10th January 2016 only with optical aid. And on next map for Monday 11th January 2016 according to astronomical calculation the moon is visible in the horizon of UK and in the horizon of ... Read More »

Hilal Statement Rabiul Awwal1437 AH (2015)

The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on December 11, 2015 (Friday) at 10:29 UT. On December 11, the moon may be seen in USA by telescope only. On December 12, it may be seen in almost the whole world except Northern Russia and Northern Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. On December 13, moon will be visible in the rest of ... Read More »

The first of the Holy Month of Safar Al-Muzaffar 1437 AH (2015)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Majlis Ulama e Shia  (Europe) would like to declare that the first day of Safar Al-Muzaffar 1437 AH will be on Friday 13th November 2015. The day of Arba’een will be on Wednesday 2nd December 2015. Momineen are welcome to refer to their own Maraja-e- Taqleed. May Allah (swt) give us tawfeeq to fulfil the aims ... Read More »

The first of the month of Sha,ban 1434 AH

Majlis Ulama-e-Shia (Europe) hereby announces that based on the Islamic jurisprudential measures, the first of the month of Sha,ban 1434 AH is on Tuesday11th of June 2013. May Allah accept all your Aamaal and duas during the holy month of Sha’ban.Ameen. Read More »