MOON TO COMMENCE DHUL HIJJAH 1438 (AH) SEEN

Respected Ulamaa, Brothers and Sisters,

The crescent moon to commence the month of Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH was looked for after the sunset of Tuesday 22nd August 2017. Reports from all committees (local and regional) confirm that the moon was SIGHTED.

The Darul Uloom Moon Sighting Committee has accepted these reports and has declared that the month of Dhul Qa’dah 1438 AH has completed 29 days and the 1st night of Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH is the night of Tuesday 22nd August 2017 and the 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH is the day of Wednesday 23rd August 2017.

Therefore, note the following dates:

Day of Eid: Friday 1st September 2017.

Takbeer of Tashreeq: After Fajr of Thursday 31st August 2017 to after Asr of Monday 4th Sept 2017.

Days for Qurbaani/Sacrifice: Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 2017

Mufti Kahiam Hosein
On behalf of
Darul Uloom Moon Sighting Committee
Rashaad Ave, Mon Plasir Rd, Cunupia, Trinidad, W.I