Ramadan 1438 (2017)

RAMADAN & SHAWWAL 1438 (2017)
 
“O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2:183

“O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to
those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2: 183

The Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) recognizes astronomical calculation as an acceptable Shar’i method for determining the beginning of lunar months including the months of Ramadan and Shawwal. FCNA uses Makkah al-Mukarrama as a conventional point and takes the position that the conjunction must take place before sunset in Makkah and moon must set after sunset in Makkah.

On the basis of this method, the dates of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr for the year 1437 AH are established as follows:

1st of Ramadan will be on

1st of Shawwal will be on

Ramadan 1438 AH:

Eid al-Fitr 1438 AH:

May Allah (swt) keep us on the right path, and accept our fasting and prayers. Ameen.

For more detailed information, please visit: www.fiqhcouncil.org or www.moonsighting.com.

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