The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Awwal, 1443 A.H.

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Awwal, 1443 A.H.

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America announces that Friday, October 8th, 2021, will be the first day of the month of Rabi al-Awwal, 1443 A.H. for the entire region of North America.

This determination is based on the fact that there were verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 in many locations in different states.