PLEASE NOTE THAT THE START OF SHAWWAAL WILL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDANCE RECEIVED FROM HIS EMINENCE AYATULLAH UL UZAMA SYED SISTANI (MAY ALLAH GRANT HIM A LONG HEALTHY LIFE)
The next new moon occurs on Friday, 22nd May, 2020, at 18:39 BST. On Saturday, 23rd May, 2020, it can easily be seen, after sunset, with the unaided eye, in North and Central America, as well as parts of South America. On this day it may also be seen with difficulty in parts of Africa.
On Sunday, 24th May, 2020, the crescent can easily be seen after sunset in the rest of the whole world.
For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) EXPECT 1st Shawwaal, 1441AH, to be on Monday, 25th May, 2020.
Important Dates for the month:
Monday 25th May: 1st Shawwaal: Eid ul Fitr
Monday 1st June: 8th Shawwaal: Yaum e Gham – Day of Sorrow
Thursday 18th June: 25th Shawwaal: Shahadat Day – Imam Jaffer Sadiq (A)