Moonsighting for the 1st of Ramadhan 1437 AH

A teleconference was held by NASIMCO ( North American Shia Ithna-asheri Muslim Communities Organization ) attended by the Presidents and representatives of various Jamaats in North America to report on the crescent sighting. There were reports of the crescent sighting in Southern California on the evening of Sunday, June 5th 2016. Therefore, the 1st of Mahe Ramadhan will coincide with Monday, June 6th, 2016 for Southern California and after completion of 30 days of Sha’baan, the 1st of Mahe Ramadhan will coincide with Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 for the remainder of North American communities.

Important Dates of the Month

10th – (June 16th) Wafat of Sayyida Khadija (sa)
15th – (June 21st) Wiladat Imam Hasan (a)
19th – (June 25th) Shab-e-Zarbat 1st Imam (a)
21st – (June 27th) Shahadat 1st Imam (a)
23rd – (June 29th) Lailatul Qadr
Friday July 1st Jumatul Wida