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Hilal Committee declares 1st of Zhul Hijjah on Friday the 26th of September, 2014.

 


Zhul Hijjah 1435

There have been NO reports of verified sighting of Hilal on the eve of 29th Zhul Qadah 1435, Wed 24th September, 2014 from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto. Therefore the month of Zhul Hijjah will begin on Friday the 26th of September, 2014.

Correspondingly the 10th of Zhul Hijjah - EID AL ADHA - will fall on Sunday the 5th October 2014.

Eid Mubarak on behalf of the Hilal Committee of GTA.


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Notice of Memebers General Meeting on Sunday June 16th 2013

Response to Global sighting proposal

ZulQada 1435 There was no confirmed sighting of Hilal for ZulQada on the eve of 29th Shawwal, Monday the 25th of August. Therefore the month of Shawwal completes 30 days on Tuesday and the 1st of ZulQada will be Wednesday the 27th of August, 2014.

The 29th of ZulQada will fall on Wednesday the 24th September 2014.


The next meeting of the Hilal Committee will be held InshaAllah on 29th of ZulQada Wednesday, the 24th September at Makki Masjid, Brampton.

Shawwal 1435 There have been confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Sunday July 27th, 2014 (29th Ramadan 1435), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares the completion of the blessed month of Ramadan. The 1st of Shawwal (Eidul Fitr) will be on Monday July 28, 2014,

EID AL FITR MUBARAK.

Ramadan 1435 There have been no confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Friday June 27th, 2014 (29th Shabaan 1435), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares Shaban to complete 30 days and Ramadan will begin on Sunday 29th of June, 2014.

RAMADAN KAREEM TO ONE AND ALL.

First Taraweeh will be on Saturday 28th June, 2014
First day of Fasting will be Sunday 29th of June, 2014.

Shabaan 1435 The Hilal for the month of Shaba'an was sighted and verified from within the parameters of The Hilal Committee of Toronto on the eve of Thursday 29th Rajab, 29th May 2014
Therefore The Hilal Committee declares the 1st of the month of Shabaan will be on Friday. the 30th of May 2014.
Correspondingly the 15th of Shabaan will fall on Friday corresponding with 13th June 2014. The blessed night of Baraat will be on Thursday night Friday morning.
The 29th of Shaban will fall on Friday the 27th June 2014.

The next meeting of the Hilal Committee will be held InshaAllah on 29th Shabaan Friday 27th June after salatul Magrib at Madinah Masjid located at 1015 Danforth Ave at Donlands. Each member organisation is requested to send no more then 2 Reps and a Imam or Scholar to the meeting. Please forward the annual fees of $25.00 for 2014, if not yet paid by your organisation.
Please contact Br. Vali for information and or to place order for The Hilal Committee Calendar for the hijra year 1436

Rajab 1435 The hilal for the month of Rajab was NOT sighted within the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of 29th of Jumada al Thani, corresponding with Tuesday 29th April 2014. Therefore, the Hilal Committee declares the 1st of Rajab on Thursday the 1st of May 2014.
Correspondingly the 29th of Rajab will fall on Thursday the 29th May 2014.

Jumada al Thani 1435 The hilal for the month of Jumada al Thani was sighted within the parameters of the Hilal Committee ( Orleans, Ottawa) on the eve of Monday 29th Jumada al Awwal, corresponding with Monday the 31th of March 2014. The 1st of Jumada al Thani will fall on Tuesday the 1st of April 2014. Correspondingly the 29th of Jumada al Thani will fall on Tuesday the 29th April 2014.

Jumada al Awwal 1435 There was no sighting of Hilal for the month of Jumada al Awwal from anywhere within the parameters of The Hilal Committee, on the eve of Saturday the 29th Rabi al Thani. Corresponding to Saturday the 1st March 2014.
Therefore The Hilal Committee declares Sunday 2nd March the 30th of Rabi al Thani, and the 1st of Jumada al Awwal will be on Monday the 3rd March 2014.
InshaAllah, Correspondingly the 29th of Jumada al Awwal will fall InshaAllah on Monday 31 March 2014.

Rabi al Aakhar 1435 There were verifiable sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee, namely in North America and Panama, on the eve of Friday Jan 31, 2014 (29th Rabial Awwal), therefore the first of Rabial Aakhar 1435 will be on Saturday 1st of February, 2014.

Rabi al Awwal 1435 There have been NO confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Wed January 1st, 2014 (29th Safar), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares the completion of the Safar On Thursday. The 1st of Rabiul Awwal 1435 will be on Friday 3rd of January, 2014.
Correspondingly the 29th of Rabi al Awwal will Insha Allah be on Friday, 31st of January 2014.

Safar 1435 New crescent was sighted on the eve of Tuesday the 29th of Muharram 1435, 3th December 2013 from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto (Trinidad and Barbados), therefore, the Hilal Committee declares Wed, 4th of December 2013 the 1st of Safar 1435.

Correspondingly the 29th of Safar will Insha Allah be on Wed, 1st of January 2014.

Muharram 1435 The Hilal for the month of Muharram was sighted within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto and Vicinity on the eve of Monday the 29th Zul-Hijjah, corresponding with 4th Nov 2013.

Therefore the Hilal Committee declares 1st of Muharram on Tuesday the 5th of November 2013. Correspondingly the 29th of Muharram will fall on Tuesday the 3rd of December 2013.

Zhul Hijjah 1434 and Eidul Adha Announcement There have been NO reports of verified sighting of Hilal on the eve of 29th Zhul Qadah 1434, Saturday 5th October, 2013 from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto. Therefore the month of Zhul Hijjah will begin on Monday the 7th of October, 2013.

Correspondingly the 10th of Zhul Hijjah - EID AL ADHA - will fall on Wed the 16th October 2013.

Eid Mubarak on behalf of the Hilal Committee of GTA.

Dhul Qadah 1434 There was no confirmed sighting of Hilal for ZulQada on the eve of 29th Shawwal, Thursday the 5th of September. There fore the month of Shawwal completes 30 days on Friday and the 1st of ZulQada will be Saturday the 7th Sept.

Shawwal 1434 There have been confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee(moon sighted with naked eye in chile) on the eve of Wed August 7th, 2013 (29th Ramadan 1434), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares the completion of the blessed month of Ramadan. The 1st of Shawwal (Eidul Fitr) will be on Thursday August 8, 2013,

EID AL FITR MUBARAK.

Ramadan 1434There have been no confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Monday July 8th, 2013 (29th Shabaan 1434), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares Shaban to complete 30 days and Ramadan will start on Wed 10th of July, 2013.

RAMADAN KAREEM TO ONE AND ALL.

First Taraweeh will be on Tuesday 9th July, 2013
First day of Fasting is on Wed 10th of July, 2013.

Shaban 1434 There was sighting of the hilal for the month of Shaban from within the parameters (sighted in Chile) of the Hilal Committee of Toronto on the eve of Sunday 29th Rajab, corresponding with Sunday 9th June 2013. Therefore the Hilal Committee declares Monday 10th June, 2013 the 1st of Shaban

Rajab 1434 There was no report of sighting of the hilal for the month of Rajab from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto on the eve of Friday 29th Jumada Thani, corresponding with Friday 10th May 2013. Therefore the Hilal Committee declares Saturday the 30th Jumada' Thani and the 1st of Rajab will be on Sunday the 12th May 2013. Correspondingly the 29th of Rajab will fall on Sunday 9th June 2013.

Jumadal Al Thani 1434

The hilal for the month of Jumada al thani was not sighted anywhere within the parameters of the HIlal Committee on the eve of Wednesday 29th Jumada al Ula, corresponding with Wednesday the 10th of April 2013. Therefore the month of Jumada al Ula completes 30 days on Thursday the 11th April. The 1st of Jumada al Thani will fall on Friday the 12th of April 2013. Correspondingly the 29th of Jumada al Thani will fall on Friday the 10th May 2013.

Jumadal Uulaa 1434

The Hilal for the Jumadal Uulaa was sighted on the eve of Tuesday the 29th Rabiul Thani, 12th March 2013, from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto, therefore the Hilal Committee declares Wednesday March 13th, the 1st of Jumada Uulaa 1434. Correspondingly the 29th of Jumada Uulaa will fall on Wednesday the 10th of April 2013.
 

Rabiul Aakhar 1434

There were no verifiable sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Sunday February 10th, 2013 (29th Rabial Awwal), therefore the month of Rabial Awwal will complete 30 days and 1st of Rabial Aakharl 1434 will be on Tuesday 12th of February, 2013.
 

Rabi al Awwal 1434

There have been confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Saturday January 12th, 2013 (29th Safar), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares the completion of the Safar. The 1st of Rabiul Awwal 1434 will be on Sunday 13th of January, 2013.

Muharram 1434

There have been confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters (namely Barbados and the Caribbean) of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Wednesday November 14th, 2012 (29th Zhul Hijjah), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares the completion of the year 1433. The 1st of Muharram 1434 will be on Thursday November 15, 2012.

10th Muharram falls on Saturday 24th November, 2012 Insha Allah.

Zhul Hijjah 1433 and Eidul Adha Announcement

There have been numerous reports of verified sighting of Hilal on the eve of 29th Zhul Hijjah 1433, Tuesday 16th October, 2012 from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto, namely Barbados & Trinidad. Therefore the month of Zhul Hijjah will be on Wednesday the 17th of October, 2012.

Correspondingly the 10th of Zhul Hijjah - EID AL ADHA - will fall on Friday the 26th October 2012.

Eid Mubarak on behalf of the Hilal Committee of GTA.

Zhulqadah 1433 Announcement

There have been no reports of sighting of Hilal on the eve of 29th Shawwal 1433, Sunday 16th September 2012, from within the parameters of the HIlal Committee of Toronto. Therefore the month of Shawwal completes 30 days on Monday. And the 1st of Zhulqada will be on Tuesday the 18th of September 2012.

Correspondingly the 29th of Zhulqada will fall on Tuesday the 16th October 2012.

Eid Is On Sunday August 19, 2012

 There have been confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters (namely Guyana & Granada) of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Saturday August 18th, 2012 (29th Ramadan 1433), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares the completion of the blessed month of Ramadan. The 1st of Shawwal (Eidul Fitr) will be on Sunday August 19, 2012,

EID AL FITR MUBARAK.

Details of Hilal Committee Decision for Beginning of Ramadan on Saturday, July 21, 2012.

By the grace of our Lord, Allah, the Hilal Committee of GTA membership of over eighty organizations met on the eve of the 29th Shabaan, to deliberate and decide on the appropriate beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan. As usual the Hilal Commmittee of the GTA follows its guidelines which are based on Shariah principles, adopted by the fiqh panel of the Hilal Committee.

The meeting took place at Masjid Saliheen (also known as Malton Masjid) in Mississauga.

We contacted and gathered information regarding possible moon sighting, from our designated regions. The following organizations were contacted which lead to our final decicion regarding the commencement of Ramadan 1433.
Hilal Committee at Darul Uloom Trinidad and Tobago,
Mufti Mahmood Dana and Shaykh Rafiq in Barbados,
Imams in Grenada,
Imams in Panama including Sh. Afzal Patel
The above mentioned had all decided and declared in their respective countries that the Ramadan Hilal was NOT sighted in the whole of the Caribbean and accordingly they have declared that Shaaban will complete 30 days, the Fiqh panel of the Hilal Committee of GTA had verified this information, speaking directly to the above mentioned individuals and accepted this information.

Additionally, the Hilal Committee of GTA also obtained information from the Hilal Committee of Chicago. The Hilal Committee of Chicago confirmed that Hilal was NOT sighted in Chicago and it’s surrounding areas. The Fiqh panel of the Hilal Committee of GTA had verified this information, speaking directly to the members of the Chicago Hilal Committee and accepted this information.

Br. Vali Mohammed, who is our expert for astronomical data, had also declared that according to the data, it was impossible to sight the new crescent in our designated region.

Therefore, at about 10:15pm (Thursday, July 19), the Hilal Committee of GTA fiqh panel concluded with the unanimous support of the membership, that 1st of Ramadan will be on Saturday and 1st Taraveeh will be on Friday night.

We wish you all the best of the blessed month of Ramadan.

Hilal Committee of GTA Coordinators
 

Ramadan 1433

There have been no confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Thursday July 19th, 2012 (29th Shabaan 1433), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officially declares Shaban to complete 30 days and Ramadan will start on Saturday 21st of July, 2012.

RAMADAN KAREEM TO ONE AND ALL.

First Taraweeh will be on Friday 20th July, 2012
First day of Fasting is on Saturday 21st July, 2012.

Shaban

There were confirmed sightings of the new crescent within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto on the eve of 29th Rajab, Wednesday the 20th of June 2012.

Therefore the 1st of Shaban is on Thursday 21 June 2012.

Rajab 1433

There were no confirmed sightings anywhere within the parameters of the Hilal Committe of Toronto on the eve of 29th Jumaad al Thaani,  Monday the 21st of May 2012.

Therefore the month of Jumaad al Thaani completes 30 days and the 1st of Rajab will be on Wednesday 23rd of May 2012.

Jumaad al Thaani 1433

There were no confirmed sightings anywhere within the parameters of the HIlal Committe of Toronto on the eve of 29th Jumaad al Uoola, Saturday the 21st of April 2012.

Jumaad al Uoola 1433

There were no confirmed sightings anywhere within the parameters of the HIlal Committe of Toronto on the eve of 29th Rabi al Thani Thursday the 22nd March 2012.

Therefore the month of Rabi al Thani completes 30 days and the 1st of Jumada al Uoola will begin on Saturday the 24th March 2012.
Correspondingly the 29th of Jumada al Uoola will fall on Saturday the 21st April 2012.

Rabial Awwal

There have been no reports of crescent sighting for the month of Rabi Al Awwal 1433 on the eve of Monday the 29th Safar 1433 (23rd January 2012) from anywhere within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto.

Therefore the Hilal Committee declares Tuesday to be the 30th of Safar 1433. The month of Rabi al Awwal will be on Wednesday corresponding with 25th of January 2012.

Correspondingly the 29th of Rabi al Awwal will fall on Wednesday the 22nd of February 2012.

Safar 1433

New crescent was sighted on the eve of Sunday the 29th of Muharram 1433, 25th December 2011 from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto, therefore, the Hilal Committee declares Monday the 26th of December 2011 the 1st of Safar 1433.

Correspondingly the 29th of Safar will Insha Allah be on Monday the 23rd of January 2012.

Muharram 1433

There have been no verified reports of crescent sightings in the parameters and the defined regions of the Hilal Committee of GTA, on the eve of Friday November 25th 2011 (29th Dhul Hijjah). The Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Muharram and the new Islamic year 1433 to be on Sunday 27th November 2011. Accordingly

Muharram 10th (Aashoorah) will fall on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The GTA Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 90 organizations wishes one and all a blessed new Islamic year.

Dhul Hijjah (Eid Al Adha) 1432/ 2011 Announcement

There have been verified reports of crescent sightings in the parameters and the defined regions of the Hilal Committee of GTA, namely Barbados and Granada on the eve of Thursday October 27th 2011 (29th Dhul Qa'adah). The Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Dhul Hijjah 1432 to be on Friday 28th October 2011. Accordingly:

Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on Sunday, November 6, 2011

The GTA Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 90 organizations wishes one and all a blessed and joyful Eid Al Adha

Dhul Qa'adah 1432/ 2011 Announcement

There have been verified reports of crescent sightings in the parameters and the defined regions of the Hilal Committee of GTA, on the eve of Wednesday September 28th 2011 (29th Shawwal). The Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Dhul Qa'adah 1432 is to be on Thursday 29th September 2011.

Eid al Fitr / Shawwal Announcement

There have been no verified reports of crescent sightings in the parameters and the defined regions of the Hilal Committee of GTA, on the eve of Monday August 29th 2011 (29th Ramadan). The Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the month of Ramadan to complete 30 days. The 1st of Shawwal / Eid Al Fitr 1432 is officialy announced to be on Wednesday 31st August 2011.

Eid ul Fitr will be on Wednesday 31st August 2011

The Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 80 organizations wishes one and all a blessed and joyful Eid ul Fitr.

GTA Member Organizations Meeting for Sighting and Declaring Shawwal 1432 / 2011

The next meeting of The Hilal Committee of Toronto and Vicinity will Insha’Allah be held on Monday the 29th Ramadan corresponding with Monday 29th August 2011 to determine the Hilal for Shawwal, and the celebration of Idul Fitr.

The Meeting will be held at: Masjid - Al – Jannah, 2201 Ellesmere Rd. (Ellesmere & Markham Rd), Scarborough Phone 647 342 7544

Maximum of 2 Representatives and an Imam/Scholar per member organisation.

RAMADAN MUBARAK

There have been confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee on the eve of Sunday July 31st, 2011 (29th Shabaan 1432), therefore the Hilal Committee of the GTA officialy declares Ramadan to start on Monday 1st of August, 2011.

New crescent was seen in Guyana and Trinidad.

RAMADAN KAREEM TO ONE AND ALL.

First Taraweeh will be tonight on Sunday 31st July, 2011
First day of Fasting is on Monday 1st August, 2011 .

GTA Member Organizations Meeting for Sighting and Declaring Ramadan 1432 / 2011

The meeting of member organizations for deliberations on crescent sighting for Ramadan 1432 will be held as follows:
Date: Sunday 29th Shaban 1432 / 31st of July, 2011
Time: After Salat Al Asr (7:00 pm)
Venue: Islamic Society of Markham (for map and directions, visit: http://www.markhammasjid.ca/contact-us
NOTE: Only 2 members from each member organization to attend.

Shabaan 1432/ 2011

There have been no confirmed sightings of the Hilal in North America and the Caribbean parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto, on the eve of Friday the 29th of Rajab1432 / 1st July 2011.

Therefore the Hilal Committee of Toronto declares Sunday the 3rd of July 2011, the 1st of Shaban 1432.
 (15th Shaban will fall on the 17th of July 2011)

Rajab 1432/ 2011

There have been confirmed sightings of the Hilal in Florida and other parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto, on the eve of Thursday the 29th Jumada-al-Thani 1432 / 2nd June 2011.

Therefore the Hilal Committee of Toronto declares Friday the 3rd of June 2011, the 1st of Rajab 1432.
 (27th Rajab will fall on the 29th of June 2011)

Correspondingly the 29th of Rajab will fall on Friday the 1st of July.
 

Jumaadal Ukhraa 1432 / 2011

There have been no confirmed sighting of hilal/ new crescent from within the parameters of Hilal Committee of Toronto on the eve of Tuesday the 29th of Jumada Al Uoola 1432 (3rd May 2011). Therefore Jumada Al Uoola 1432 completes 30 days and the 1st of Jumada al Ukhraa will be Insha Allah on Thursday, corresponding with 5th of May 2011.

Jumaadal Uoola 1432 / 2011

There have been no confirmed sighting of hilal/ new crescent from within the parameters of Hilal Committee of Toronto on the eve of Sunday the 29th of Rabi al Thani 1432 (3rd April 2011). Therefore Rabi al Thani completes 30 days and the 1st of Jumada al Uoola will be Insha Allah on Tuesday, corresponding with 5th of April 2011.

Accordingly, the 29th of Jumada al Awwal will fall on Tuesday the 3rd of May 2011.

Rabiyul Thaani 1432 / 2011

There have been no reported verifiable sightings of the new Hilal for the Islamic month of Rabiyyul Thaani 1432 on the eve of Friday the 29th Rabiyyul Awwal 1432 (4th March, 2011), from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto (North America & the Caribbean). Therefore the month of Rabiyyul Awwal will complete 30 days and the 1st of Rabiyyul Thaani 1432 will be on Sunday the 6th of March, 2011.

Rabiyul Awwal 1432 / 2011 Moon Sighting Information

The new crescent for Rabiyyul Awwal was sighting in North America (California) on the eve of Thursday the 29th Safar 1432 (3rd of February, 2011), Therefore the 1st of Rabiyyul Awwal will correspond Friday the 4th of February, 2011.
 

Safar 1432

There have been no reported verifiable sightings of the new Hilal for the Islamic month of Safar 1432 on the eve of Tuesday the 29th Muharram 1432 (4th January, 2011), from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto (North America & the Caribbean). Therefore the month of Muharram will complete 30 days and the 1st of Safar 1432 will be on Thursday the 6th of January, 2011

Muharram 1432

There have been numerous reports of confirmed sightings of the new Hilal for Muharram 1432 on the eve of Monday the 29th Dhul Hijjah 1431, from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto. Particularly in some central states of the US and also in Trinidad and Tobago . Therefore the Hilal Committee declares Tuesday 7th December the 1st of Muharram (New Year). Accordingly;

 10th Muharram will be on Thursday 16th December, 2010.

We wish a blessed new hijri (Islamic lunar) year to one and all, including the over 90 member organizations with the Hilal Committee of GTA.

Dhul Hijjah 1431 Information

There have been no reports of confirmed sightings of the new Hilal for Dhul Hijjah 1431 on the eve of Saturday the 29th Dhul Qa'adah 1431, from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto. Therefore the Hilal Committee declares Monday 8th November the 1st of Dhul Hijjah. Accordingly;

Eid Al Adha will be on Wednesday 17th November, 2010.

Eid Mubarak to one and all, including the over 90 member organizations with the Hilal Committee of GTA.

Dhul Qa'adah 1431 Announcement

There have been confirmed sighting of the new Hilal for Dhul Qa'adah on the eve of Friday the 29th Shawwal 1431, from within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto including Granada, South America.

Therefore the Hilal Committee declares Saturday 9th October as the 1st of Dhul Qa'adah.

NEXT MEETING TO DELIBERATE SIGHTINGS FOR DHUL HIJJAH (Eid Al Adha)

The Next meeting of member organizations of the Hilal Committee of Toronto to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah will Insha Allah be held on Saturday the 29th Dhul Qa'adah 1431. corresponding with 6th of November 2011.

The meeting will be held InshaAllah at. Jamia Islamia Canada, 2389 Tedlo St. Mississauga

Please have a maximum of two reps per organisation attend the meeting. The meeting will start after Salatul Maghrib

Shawwal / Eid Al Fitr 1431/ 2010 Announcement

Based on verified reports of crescent sightings in Trinindad and Guyana on the eve of Thursday September 9th 2010 (29 Ramadan), the Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Shawwal 1431 to be on Friday 10 September 2010.

Eid ul Fitr will be on Friday 10 September 2010

The Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 80 organizations wishes one and all a blessed and joyful Eid ul Fitr. 

Eid Moon Sighting Information

Members of the GTA Hilal Committee will be meeting to deliberate crescent sightings in North America and the Caribbean.

Meeting will be at


DATE: Thursday 29th Ramadan 1431, corresponding with 9th September 2010.
PLACE: Jam'e Abu Bakar Siddique Masjid (Scarborough Muslim Association)
            2665 Lawrence Ave. E (Lawrence and Midland Ave), Toronto, Ontario, Tel: 416 750 2253


Maximum of 2 representatives and 1 Imam /scholar per member organization please.

Ramadan 2010 / 1431 Announcement

There have been no confirmed sightings of the new crescent in the parameters of the Hilal Committee, therefore Sha'ban will complete 30 days and Ramadan will start Thursday 12th August, 2010.

RAMADAN KAREEM TO ONE AND ALL.

First day of Fasting is on Thursday 12 August, 2010

Ramadan Moon Sighting Information

All member organizations are hereby notified that the meeting to deliberate local crescent sightings to facilitate a decision for the beginning of Ramadan 2010/ 1431 will be taking place as follows:

DATE: 29th Shaban 1431 (Tuesday 10th August, 2010)
PLACE: Madina Masjid 1015 Danforth Ave. Toronto, Tel: 416-465-7833
TIME: Maghrib Prayer (8:30 pm)
NOTE: Only 2 members from each member organization. Please inform your congregations to report any sightings to the Hilal Committee

Shaban 1431

There have been numerous confirmed sightings of the hilal on eve of Monday 12th July, 2010 (29th Rajab) in Texas, California and the Caribbean.

Therefore the month of Rajab 1431 completed 29 days and the 1st of Sha'ban will be on Tuesday 13 July 2010.

Rajab 1431

There have been no confirmed sighting of hilal on Saturday the 29th Jumaadal Thani (12th June 2010) for the month of Rajab from within the parameters of the hilal committee.

Therefore the month of Jumaadal Thaani completed 30 days and the 1st of Rajab was on Monday corresponding with the 14th June 2010.

Accordingly 29th of Rajab 1431 will fall Insha Allah on Monday the 12th of July 2010. Please request members of your congregation to look for the hilal for Sha'ban on the eve of the 29th of Rajab.

Jumaadal Thaani 1431

The hilal/crescent for Jumaadal Thaani was sighted on the eve of Friday the 29th of Jumaadal Uoola (May 14th) within the parameters of the Hilal Committee of Toronto.

Therefore the 1st of Jumaadal Thaani will be on Saturday corresponding with 15th May 2010.

Jumaadal Uoola 1431

There have been no confirmed sightings of hilal for Jumaadal Uoola the eve of Wednesday the 29th of Rabiyul Thaani within the parameters of Hilal Committee of Toronto.

Therefore the month of Rabiyul Thaani completes 30 days and Insha-Allah the 1st of Jumaadal Uoola will be on Friday corresponding with 16th April 2010.

Rabiyul Thaani 1431

The hilal for Rabiyyul Thaani was sighted in the parameters of Hilal Committee on Tuesday the 16th of March 2010.

Therefore the month of Rabiyyul Thaani in North America starts on Wednesday 17th March 2010.

Rabiyyul Awwal 1431

There have been no confirmed sightings of the new crescent /hilal for the month of Rabiyyul Awwal from within the parameters of the Hilal committee (North America and the Caribbean), on Sunday the 29th of Safar. Therefore the month of Safar completes 30 days and the 1st of Rabiyyul Awwal will be on Tuesday corresponding with February 16th 2010.

12 Rabiyyul Awwal will fall on Saturday 27 February, 2010.

Safar 1431

There have been no confirmed sightings of the new crescent /hilal for the month of Safar from within the parameters of the Hilal committee (North America and the Caribbean), on Friday the 29th of Muharram. Therefore the month of Muharram completes 30 days and the 1st of Safar will be on Sunday corresponding with Jan 17th 2010.

The 29th of Safar will fall on Sunday the 14th Feb 2010. Please make attempts to sight the hilal on the eve of 14th Feb 2010 for the month of Rabiul Awwal.

Muharram 1431

There were no valid reported sightings of the new crescent anywhere in North America and the Caribbean on the eve of Wednesday 16 December 2009 (29 Dhul Hijjah), the Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Muharram 1431 to be on Friday 18 December 2009.

Aashoorah day (10th of Muharram) will be on Sunday 27 December 2009

The Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 80 organizations wishes one and all a blessed new year and Aashoorah.
 

Dhul Hijjah 1430 Announcement

Based on verified reports of crescent sightings in Trinidad and Guyana (also a reported sighting in New York) on the eve of Tuesday 17 November 2009 (29 Dhul Qaadah), the Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Dhul Hijjah 1430 to be on Wednesday 18 November 2009.

Eid ul Adha will be on Friday 27 November 2009

The Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 80 organizations wishes one and all a blessed and joyful Eid ul Adha

Dhul Qaadah 1430 Announcement

There have been no confirmed sighting of hilal for Dhul Qa'ahah on Sunday 29th Shawwal, therefore the month completed 30 days and the 1st of Dhul Qa'adah 1430 will be on Tuesday 20th October 2009.

Eid ul Fitr / Shawwal 1430 moon sighting information

Based on verified reports of crescent sightings in the parameters of North America, the Caribbean and South America (specifically in Guyana and Surinam) on the eve of Saturday 19 September 2009 (29 Ramadan), the Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Shawwal 1430 to be on Sunday 20 September 2009.

Eid ul Fitr day will be on Sunday 20 September 2009.

The Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 80 organizations wishes one and all a blessed and joyful Eid ul Fitr.

Eid ul Fitr / Shawwal 1430 moonsighting information will be posted on Saturday 19 September 2009 after 9:00 pm Insha Allah

Adhering to the traditional Sunnah method adopted by the Prophet of Islam Muhammad (pbuh), the numerous member organizations of the Hilal Committee will be meeting to deliberate the beginning of the month of Shawwal / Eid ul Fitr according to actual local moon sighting by the naked eye.

The meeting will be held at:

PLACE: Masjid Darus Salam, 4 Thorncliffe Pk. Dr. (Don Mills & Overlea) Tel: 416 467 0786
DATE: Saturday 29th of Ramadan 1430 / 19th of September 2009
TIME: After Salatul Maghrib

Please have a maximum of two reps from your organization to attend the meeting.

Please join the unity by becoming a member of the Hilal Committee.

Ramadan 1430 Moon sighting Information & Announcement
 

Based on confirmed verified reports of crescent sightings in North America and the Caribbean on the eve of Friday 21 August 2009 (29 Shaban), the Hilal Committee of Toronto has declared the 1st of Ramadan 1430 to be on Saturday 22 August 2009.

First day of fasting will be on Saturday 22 August 2009.

The Hilal Committee with it's membership of more than 80 organizations wishes one and all a blessed Ramadan.


Ramadan 1430 Announcement

 

Adhering to the traditional Sunnah method adopted by the Prophet of Islam Muhammad (pbuh), the numerous member organizations of the Hilal Committee will be meeting to deliberate the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan according to actual local moon sighting by the naked eye.

The meeting will be held at:

PLACE: Masjid Usman, 2065 Brock Rd. N (Hwy 401 and Brock Rd), Pickering, Tel: 905 426 7887
DATE: Friday 29th of Sha'ban 1430 / 21st August 2009
TIME: After Salatul Maghrib

Please have a maximum of two reps from your organization to attend the meeting.

Please join the unity by becoming a member of the Hilal Committee.

 

Shaban 1430

 

There have been no confirmed sightings of hilal for the month of Sha'ban on the eve of Wednesday the 29th of Rajab (22 July 2009) in the parameters of Hilal Committee of Toronto. Therefore the month of Rajab completed 30 days and the first of Sha'ban will be on Friday 24th of July 2009, correspondingly the 15th of Sha'ban will fall on Friday 7th Aug 2009.

 

Member Organization - General Meeting

 

All Hilal Committee member organizations are hereby notified of Hilal Committee General Meeting to be held at: Madinah Masjid - 1015 Danforth Ave. (Danforth and Donlands), Toronto, Tel 416 465 7833 on Sunday 2nd August 2009. We are to meet for Salatul Dhuhr, meeting will commence immediately after Salah. Please have two representatives and an Imam/Scholar attend the meeting.
 

 



 

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Click Here for archives of previous announcements

 

·         Who are the members of the Hilal Committee?

·         How Is A Decision Declared at the Hilal Committee?

·         Why Not Follow the Sighting of Saudi Arabia?

·         Why does it take so long for the Hilal Committee to decide at occasions?

·         Does the Hilal Committee use astronomical data at all to declare decisions?

·         Saudi Alim Asks Muslims in N. America NOT to pray Eid on Day after Arafah

·         Eid al-Adha or Eid al-Hajj?

·         Dhul Hijjah & Eidal-Adha

·         Towards Resolving the Recurring Moon-sighting Controversy

·        Sighting or Calculation?

 

 
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