The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jumada al-Akhira, 1442 A.H.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Announcement Concerning:

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jumada al-Akhira, 1442 A.H.

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America announces that Thursday, January 14th, 2021, will be the last day of Jumada al-Ula, 1442, A.H., and that Friday, January 15th, 2021 will be the first day of the month of Jumada al-Akhira, 1442 A.H. for the entire region of North America.

This determination is based on the fact that there were no verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, in any region of North America.


Important Islamic Events this Month:

3 Jumada al-Akhira (Jan. 17) Martyrdom Anniversary of Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (p), 11 A.H. (according to the third narration)
13 Jumada al-Akhira (Jan. 27) Death Anniversary of Lady Umm al-Banin (p), mother of al-Abbas (p), 64 A.H.
20 Jumada al-Akhira (Feb. 3) Birth Anniversary of Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (p)