Moonsighting Report (Rabi Al Awwal 1442 AH)

NASIMCO wishes to inform the community that there were verified verified sightings of the crescent moon on the evening of Saturday, October 17th, 2020 in Orlando and Miami, FL and the
1st day of Rabi Al Awwal 1442AH will be Sunday October 18th, 2020
for the entire region of North America.
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 The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America 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.
Important Dates of the Month
Visibility Map


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)