Muharram 2020 Moon Sighting Live Update: Newspapers across the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and other Arab states except Oman, have switched to … Muslims in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries will however decide tomorrow i.e. The day is also remembered for the Sahadah of Hadhrat Hussain (R. The higher judiciary council of Saudi Arabia has announced that no moon has been sighted today. Before that Muslims in their respective provinces, following the Arab tradition of the time, were counting the days and months – with sighting of the new moon and counting the days thereafter without following any particular calendar or dating system. The Ramadan Moon is likely to be sighted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, corresponding to 29th Shaban 1441H. google_ad_width = 300; You are here: Home » Muharram Moon 2020, Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of, Antibiotics use adds up to inflammatory bowel disease risk, ARIIA 2020: Hyderabad varsity in the list of top 10 led by IIT-M, SC hearing on pleas seeking cancellation of Final Year Exams - latest update, About 2 cr salaried people lost jobs since April. 08:00 pm (Makkah Times): The Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs, Oman has announced that the new moon is not sighted today, and hence Friday, August 21, will be the first day of Muharram al Haram. Eid will be celebrated in Saudi Arabia on Sunday 24-May Thursday August 20, 2020 as the first day of the Holy Month of Muharram al Haram. //-->. This is the day when Prophet Moses (Peace be upon him) was liberated from Pharaoh. 08:30 pm (Makkah Time): The new moon pronouncing the start of the Holy Month of Muharram al Haram is sighted in Saudi Arabia today i.e. - the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). These features only added strength to the selection of Moharram al-Haram as the first month of the Islamic calendar", she added. Muharram 2020 Moon Sighting Live Update: Newspapers across the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and other Arab states except Oman, have switched to New Islamic Year 1442H marking today i.e. Things were actually working fine", Rehnuma, a student of Islamic studies, explains. Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on May 23, 2020.- As per the Saudi Supreme Court orders, the moon sighting committee personnel and locals have begun attempting the sighting of the crescent, which will mark the end of Ramadan and the start of next Islamic month Shawwal. Five Reasons Why You Should Have Car Insurance? Thus 30 days of fasting will be completed. If moon is sighted on 29th day, new month begins from the next day, else the next day is counted as 30th day and the new month begins a day later. Thursday August 20, 2020 the start of Muharram 2020 and the Islamic New year. "The crescent of Muharram is spotted at the Tamir Observatory, and tomorrow i.e. In case the new moon is not sighting today, August 20 will be counted as the 30th day of Dhul Hijjah and the month of Muharram, and the Islamic New Year 1442H, will start from Friday August 21, 2020. Lenovo rolls-out 3 new premium gaming laptops in India, UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 released at The moon sighting announcement of a new month of the Islamic Calendar is made after Maghrib prayers offered post sunset. Select Language To Read in Urdu, Hindi, Marathi or Arabic. Thursday August 20, 2020 is the beginning of the new year 1442 H", Akhbar as-Saudia reported a little while ago, though an official announcement by Saudi religious authorities is awaited. 06:00 pm (Makkah Times): A formal moon sighting announcement of the Holy Month of Muharram al Haram will be made by authorities in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Iran, Kuwait and other Muslim states by 07:30 pm Makkah time today. "The Caliph, the Supreme Head of the Islamic State, was used to issue all the Guidelines and Pronouncements to the Governors of various Islamic Provinces from Madinah. Meanwhile, Muslims in the United States, UK, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Canada, Tutkey, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Bahrain, Japan, South Korea and in other countries will also decide today the start date of Islamic New Year 1442. For, it was the migration of Prophet Mohammad (Peace be Upon Him) from Makkah to Madinah that had resulted Islam nurturing into the new heights and spreading to the whole Arab lands, and also to the surrounding States", Rehnuma says quoting from the history. "Anyone seeing the moon by the naked eye or the telescope to notify the nearest court and register a testimony or contact the nearest center to help him/her reach the nearest court," Muharram 2020 moon sighting appeals said. To overcome the confusion, Caliph Omar finally decided to introduce the Islamic Calendar and asked the people for their opinions and suggestions on the matter. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); An official confirmation by the religious authrities however is still awaited, though various Arab states have announced Sunday August 23, 2020 as Islamic New Year holiday. Wednesday, local media claimed. "But confusion arose when contradictory orders started reaching far away provinces at the same time. 09:30 am (Makkah Time): A general appeal has been issued by authorities in Saudi Arabia and the moon sighting committees in Iran, United Arab Emirate (UAE), Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and other Muslim states to witness the new moon of the Holy month of Muharram al Haram today on Wednesday August 19, 2020 corresponding to 29th of Dhul Hijjah 1441 AH to decide the first day of the Islamic Hijri Calendar. "Moreover, Moharram al-Haram was also associated with many historical events and the month has always been considered as one among the four most respected and sacred months since centuries.