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Dhul Hijjah 1440

posted Aug 1, 2019, 9:01 PM by Shakir Pandor   [ updated Aug 1, 2019, 10:19 PM by H Slimi ]


السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته،

The Hilal Council of Canada received confirmed reports of sightings of the new crescent from Texas & California for the month of Dhul Hijjah. Therefore Friday August 2, 2019 is the 1st of Dhul Hijjah,1440 and 'Eid Al-Adhaa will be on Sunday, August 11, 2019 insha'Allah. May Allah bless the entire Ummah in this blessed month, accept the Hajj of the Hujjaj & allow us to use these 1st 10 days in doing as many good deeds as possible, 'Āmīn. و السلام



Dhul Qa'dah 1440

posted Jul 3, 2019, 4:29 PM by Shakir Pandor

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته،

The Hilal Council of Canada received confirmed reports of sightings of the new crescent from various places for the month of Dhul Qa'dah. Therefore Thursday, July 4, 2019 is the 1st of Dhul Qa'dah,1440 and the 29th of Dhul Qa'dah will be on Thursday, August 1, 2019 insha'Allah. Allah bless the entire Ummah in this month and make the preparations and travel easy for all those intending Hajj, 'Āmīn.
و السلام،

Shawwal 140

posted Jun 3, 2019, 9:22 PM by Shakir Pandor   [ updated Jun 3, 2019, 9:22 PM ]

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته،

The Hilal Council of Canada received no confirmed reports of  sightings of the new crescent. Therefore Tuesday, June 4, 2019, is the 30th of Ramadhan and then 1st of Shawwal,1440 will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. 

Eid Mubarak!

و السلام،

Ramadhan 1440

posted May 12, 2019, 2:28 PM by Shakir Pandor

السلام عليكم,  

Alhamdulillah the new moon has been sighted in Chile, South America, which was verified by scholars of CC & HCC.

Thus Sha'ban ends tonight, with the 1st fast of Ramadhan tomorrow, Monday, May 6th, and the 1st Taraweeh tonight after Eshā'.

The Crescent Committee and the Hilal Council of Canada wishes everyone a blessed Ramadhan. رمضان مبارك

Sha'ban 1440

posted Apr 6, 2019, 5:20 AM by Shakir Pandor

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته،

There was no sighting of the moon, thus Rajab completes 30 days, and the 1st of Sha'ban 1440 will be on Sunday, April 7th, 2019.

Please note that the 1st of Ramadhan will either be Monday, May 6 or Tuesday, May 7.

Ahādīth on the virtues of Sha'ban:

Usamah ibn Zaid reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I do not see you fasting any month as much as you fast during Sha’ban.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is a month people neglect between the months of Rajab and Ramadan. It is a month in which the deeds are raised to the Lord of the worlds and I like for my deeds to be raised while I am fasting.”

Sunan al-Nasā’ī 

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah descends in the night of the middle of the month of Sha’ban and he forgives all of his creatures except for an idolater or one harboring hatred.”

Sunan Ibn Mājah 

و السلام

Memorandum of Understanding Between HCC and CC

posted Mar 28, 2019, 12:55 PM by Shakir Pandor

Salām Everyone, 

Alhamdulillah, yesterday, Wednesday March 27 2019, the Crescent Committee and the Hilal Council of Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in declaring the beginning of each new lunar month in order to reduce the differences in the Muslim community and pave the way to greater unity. 

Both committees have agreed to benefit from the expertise of each party and promote unity in the community to the best of their ability.

We pray that Allāh accept these efforts and assists us all in creating and leaving behind a harmonious Muslim community in Canada. Āmīn.

Was Salām,

Shakir Pandor,

Jamadi Al-Aakhirah1440

posted Feb 5, 2019, 6:55 PM by Shakir Pandor   [ updated Feb 7, 2019, 3:29 PM ]

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته

Respected 'Ūlamā' & Members of the HCC,

There were confirmed sightings of the moon in California, which was only verified after the original announcement was posted, thus Jamadi Al-Awwal completed 29 days and the 1st of Jamadi Al-Aakhirah,1440 began on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Allah bless each one of us and the entire Ummah in this month, Āmīn.

و السلام

Jamadi Al-Awwal 1440

posted Jan 6, 2019, 7:20 PM by Shakir Pandor

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته

Respected 'Ūlamā' & Members of the HCC,

There were no confirmed sightings of the moon, thus Rabi' At-Thani will complete 30 days and the 1st of Jamadi Al-Awwal, 1440 will begin on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Allah bless each one of us and the entire Ummah in this month, Āmīn.

و السلام

Rabi' At-Thani 1440

posted Dec 9, 2018, 3:30 AM by Shakir Pandor

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته

Respected 'Ūlamā' & Members of the HCC,

There were no confirmed sightings of the moon, thus Rabi' Al-Awwal will complete 30 days and the 1st of Rabi' At-Thani, 1440 will begin on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

Allah bless each one of us and the entire Ummah in this month, Āmīn.

و السلام

Rabi' Al-Awwal 1440

posted Nov 8, 2018, 3:53 AM by Shakir Pandor

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته،

Respected 'Ūlamā' & Members of the HCC,

There were no confirmed sightings of the moon, thus Safar will complete 30 days and the 1st of Rabi' Al-Awwal, 1440 will begin on Friday, November 9, 2018.

Allah bless each one of us and the entire Ummah in this month, Āmīn.

و السلام

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