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Determination of Eid al-Adha by Mufti Taqi Usmani

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[This article is included here for academic interest only. This year (1421 AH), The Shura Council of North America (which includes ISNA) has unanimously agreed to base Eid al-Adha determination on local Read more

Moon Sighting Announcements in Saudi Arabia by Mufti Taqi Usmani

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Q.) I am writing this letter to you with regards to the controversy surrounding the sighting of the crescent moon over Saudi Arabia on Friday 18 December 1998 and the subsequent commencement … Read more

Concerning the Dates for Eid al-Adha and Hajj by Maulana Abdullah Saleem

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Concerning the different rituals of worship of salah and fasting in Islam, one may not be made to depend on the other. Similarly, Eid-ul-Adha and Hajj are two separate rituals of worship … Read more

Moon Sighting Fatwa by Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

It is very encouraging to note that there is an awakening in the regarding the flaws and discrepancies of … Read more

The Start of Ramadan by Mufti M. Nawalur Rahman

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Jumu’ah Khutbah – The Start of Ramadan
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