NASIMCO wishes to inform the community that there were verified sightings of the crescent moon on the evening of Saturday July 7th, 2021 in Houston, Texas and San Diego, California.
Based on the ruling of Sayyid Sistani regarding multiplicity of Horizons, the first day of the month of Dhul Hijjah will be as follows:
Sunday July 11th 2021: All Jamaat in USA and Vancouver, Canada
For these cities, the day of Arafah will be on Monday July 19th and Eid Al Adha will be on Tuesday July 20th
Monday July 12th 2021: For all Jamaat in Canada except Vancouver
For these cities, the day of Arafah will be on Tuesday July 20th and Eid Al Adha will be on Wednesday July 21st
We ask Allah, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam al-Mahdi (ajjala Allahu ta’ala farajahu al-sharif).
To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons