Hilal Statement: Muharram, 1439AH


The next new moon occurs on Wednesday, 20th September, 2017, at 06:30 BST.

On Thursday, 21st September, 2017, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in Europe and the rest of the world

For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Muharram, 1439AH, to be on Friday, 22nd September, 2017. It is expected that this day will also be the 1st of Muharram, 1439AH, in Karbala al Mualla, al Muqaddasah

For Mu’mineen who are “baaqee” on the Taqleed of Marhum Ayatullah Al-Khoe (May Allah Elevate his status), 1st Muharram, 1439AH, will also be on Friday, 22nd September, 2017

Important dates for this month:

DAY 2017 1439AH EVENT
Sunday 1st October 10th Muharram Day of Ashura Shahadat Day of Imam Husayn (A)
Monday 16th October 25th Muharram Shahadat Day of Imam Zain ul Abideen (A)