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United Stance of Greater Chicagoland Ulema Regarding Moonsighting

Click HERE for PDF version 06/15/2015 .الحمد لله و كفى، و سلام على عباده الذين اصطفى، أمّا بعد، فالسلام عليكم و رحمة الله وبركاته This announcement is on behalf of the Chicago Hilāl Committee regarding the sunnah method of keeping the sacred Islāmic calendar and the establishment of its dates and months. Al-ḥamdu lillāh, since […]

Ulama Association of North America

UANA’s position on ISNA’s decision regarding the 1st of Ramadan and the ‘Id [gview file=”https://chicagohilal.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/ulama_astronomical.pdf” force=”1″]

Islamic Shura Council of California

Islamic Shariah Council of California refutes ISNA’s fatwa on moon calculation [gview file=”https://chicagohilal.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/californiacouncil_moonsighting.pdf” force=”1″]

Cesarean Moon Births

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf’s position on astronomical calculations Part I & II [gview file=”https://chicagohilal.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/zaytuna_moonsighting.pdf” force=”1″]

Inaccurate Decision of ISNA’s Fiqh Council Creates Controversy

Start fasting when you see the moon and end fasting when you see the moon. If you cannot see the moon because of clouds complete 30 days. This Hadeeth has been transmitted in Sahih Bukhari. Moreover, it has been the criterion employed by the Hilal Committee of Greater Chicago since its establishment 35 years ago. […]

Moon Sighting for the Month of Ramadan by Maulana Ibrahim Memon

Maulana Ibrahim Memon Madani’s position on astronomical calculations [gview file=”https://chicagohilal.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/ibrahim_memon_moonsighting.pdf” force=”1″]

Which convention should Muslims use to determine the beginning and ending of Islamic months

Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia’s position on astronomical calculations [gview file=”https://chicagohilal.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/darulqasim_moonsighting.pdf” force=”1″]

Muslim Unity is the need of the hour

Hilal Sighting Committee of North America position on astronomical calculations [gview file=”https://chicagohilal.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/hilalsighting_astronomical.pdf” force=”1″]