NASIMCO wishes to inform the community that based on verified sighting of the crescent moon on the evening of Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 in Houston, Texas:
FOR USA COMMUNITIES (including Orlando, NY, Los Angeles, Seattle)
Thursday, August 20th, 2020 will be the 1st Day of Mahe Muharram 1442AH
The day of Ashura will be on Saturday, August 29th, 2020
FOR CANADA COMMUNITIES (including Toronto, Vancouver)
Friday, August 21st, 2020 will be the 1st Day of Mahe Muharram 1442AH
The day of Ashura will be on Sunday, August 30th, 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.
Our gratitude to I.M.A.M for providing the moonsighting information
To learn about our basis for determining the beginning of lunar months and the theory about the unity of horizons, click here.