Hilal Statement: Safar 1436AHIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The next new moon occurs on Saturday, 22nd November, 2014, at 12:32 GMT. On this day it cannot be seen with the unaided eye in any part of the world. On Sunday, 23rd November, 2014, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in most of the world, including Europe. For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Safar, 1436AH, to be on Monday, 24th November, 2014.
For the Muqallideen of Marhum Ayatullah Al-Khoei (May Allah Elevate his status), 1st Safar, 1436AH, will be on Monday, 24th November, 2014.
Important dates for this month:
Sunday 30th November: 7th Safar: Shahadat Day – Imam Hassan (A)
Wednesday 3rd December: 10th Safar: Shahadat Day – Bibi Sakina (A)
Friday 12th December: 19th Safar: Eve of Arabaeen
Saturday 13th December: 20th Safar: Day of Arbaeen – 40th Day after Ashura
Sunday 21st December: 28th Safar: Shahadat Day – Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW)
Monday 22nd December: 29th Safar: Shahadat Day – Imam Ali Ridha (A)