Moonsighting Report (Shaban 1441 AH)

NASIMCO wishes to inform the community that there were no verified sightings of the crescent moon in North America on Tuesday March 24th, 2020
Therefore, the first day of the month of Shaban, 1441 A.H., will be on Thursday March 26th, 2020
We ask Allah, the Most High, for success in performing good deeds and hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (AJTF).
The declaration for the 1st of the month is made by NASIMCO from sighting reports received from member Jamaats and with guidance from the resident Alim of Toronto Jamaat, Mawlana Syed Muhammad Rizvi & The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America
To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, click here.
Important Dates

3 Shaban
(Mar 28)
Birth Anniversary of Imam Hussain ibn Ali (p), (Year 3 A.H.)
4 Shaban
(Mar 29)
Birth Anniversary of Abu Fadl al-Abbas (p), (Year 26 A.H.)
5 Shaban
(Mar 30)
Birth Anniversary of Imam Ali ibn Hussain (p), (Year 38 A.H.)
15 Shaban
(Apr 9)
Birth Anniversary of Imam al-Mahdi (p), (Year 255 A.H.)


Special A’amal for the 1st day of every Islamic month, for your and family’s safety & security for the whole month as recommended by our 5th Imam Mohammad Baqir (AS):
1. Two Rak’ah Salaat:
(In the first rak’ah after Suratul Hamd recite 30 times Surah of Tawheed and in the second rak’ah after al-Hamd recite 30 times Suratul Qadr.)
2. Ask your Hajaats.
3. Give in Charity (sadaqh)