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  2. First day's moon on UK horizon
  3. Is it Sunnah to use Crescent Visibility Maps?
  4. Importance of Reporting Hilal Sightings
  5. Comparison of the UK and Morocco Reports 
  6. Science of Moon Sighting (and Misconceptions)
  7. Basics of Lunar Months
  8. The Lunar Date of Full Moon
  9. Hidden Phase of the Moon (Mahaq)
  10. Why look for the moon on the 29th date and the next day?
  11. Why look for the moon for 3 days a month (Stanstills)? [NEW]
  12. Local and Regional Moon Sighting Boundary[NEW]
  13. Gregorian calendar with Hijri dates
  14. Hilal Sighting & Islamic Dates By Dr Salman Shaikh
  15. Islamic lunar calendar and prayer times by Prof Tariq Muneer (2006) PDF
  16. Solar and Lunar Eclipses by Khalid Shaukat
  17. Regional Moon Sighting Criteria for the UK (2016)
  18. Regional Moon Sighting and the Use of Optical Aid
  19. Hilal Testimony Procedure
  20. Improvising Weather Forecast for Moon Sighting
  21. Local or Regional Moon Sighting (2021)
  22. Element of Place Is Dominant in Eid al Adha by ISNA
  23. How to make Hijri Calendar Prayer Timetables
  24. Is it possible to sight the moon in South Africa before Morocco?
  25. The Theory of Global Moon Sighting And Flat-Earth (pdf)
  26. Letter to Maulana Yusuf Motala Sahib, Darul Uloom Bury (2017)
  27. Moon Sighting Practice And Darul Uloom Bury
  28. Proposal for a United Eid
  29. Significance and Virtues of Dhul Hijjah (first 10 days)
  30. Spot the Moon Competition
  31. Anonymous Membership and Donation Procedures
  32. Towards a United Eid in the UK Survey Results (Oct 2018)
  33. The Fallacy of 1986 Moon Sighting Meeting (at Darul-Uloom Bury)
  34. Ramadan Dates for Saudi Arabia and Morocco (1986 - 2023) PDF
  35. Ummul Qura Change Petition
  36. Live Webcast of the Crescent Moon Observations (2010) PDF

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Solar eclipse proves the inaccuracy of the Saudi Ummul Qura calendar

On Sunday 3rd November 2013 there was a total solar eclipse in Africa and a partial one in the Middle East, where many thousands of people witnessed the birth of the moon by the human eye, without relying on astronomical calculations. This proved beyond any doubt that the Saudi Ummul Qura calendar does not match the moon visibility, which has been falsely promoted as a religious calendar by some people in the UK and abroad due to their lack of understanding of these technical matters. [English] | [اردو] | [বাংলা] | [العربية]

See Also: The Islamic Calendar according to Muslims in the UK, by Mufti Amjad Mohammed [Read more]

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