All posts tagged: moon sighting

Announcement of the New Moon of Shawwal for the Year 1442 AH Congratulations on the Occasion of the Blessed Eid ul-Fitr

Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, La Ilaha Ila Allah, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Wa lillahi Alhamd Bismillahi Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, the Lord of the sun and the moon, the Lord of the new moons and measurements of time, the Lord of The Great Throne. Peace and blessings […]

The Difference in Horizons (Ikhthilaf Al-Matali’): Its reality and effect

It is stated in the book, “Fiqh of the Four Madhahib” إذا ثبتت رؤية الهلال بقطر من الأقطار وجب الصوم على سائر الأقطار، لا فرق بين القريب من جهة الثبوت والبعيد إذا بلغهم من طريق موجب للصوم. ولا عبرة باختلاف مطلع الهلال مطلقاً عند ثلاثة من الأئمة (الحنفية والمالكية والحنابلة)؛ أما الشافعية فقالوا: إذا ثبتت […]

Wilayah Tunisia: Congratulations on the Occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan

It is our pleasure in the Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir / Wilayah Tunisia to congratulate all Muslims on the advent of the blessed month of Ramadan, the month of the Qur’an, the month of victory and openings, the month of mercy, forgiveness and honor, asking the Lord to grant us conquest, victory and […]

FB Q&A: Ikhtilaf (Difference) in Jurisprudential Opinions Ascertaining the Start of the Fast of Ramadan, as an Example

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Question to our Ameer and our Sheikh, Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, Eminent Scholar Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah, May Allah (swt) protect him and grant the victory and glory of Islam by his hands and the hands of the believing group of the Shabab of Hizb ut […]

Are Astronomical Calculations and the Lunar Calendar a Substitute for the Sighting of the Hilaal Moon Crescent?

Scientific advancements and innovations have revealed such secrets of astronomy to humanity that were considered unknowable in the past. Due to such developments, humanity is able to make highly precise estimations regarding not only the current but also the future orbital movements and positions of the sun, the moon and other planets and stars. A […]

The Islamic Ummah Needs the Unifying Khilafah to Ensure a Single Ramadan and Eid

Sighting the Hilaal Cresent as the Unlettered Final Prophet (saw) Commanded On 29th Sha’ban 1442 AH, corresponding to Sunday, 11 April 2021, Muslims around the world will strive to sight the hilaal crescent of the blessed month of Ramadan. The noble Islamic Ummah that now constitutes 1.8 billion is to be unified upon the command […]