Monthly Archives: August 2011

Moon Bits for Shawwal

Assalamu alaikum, per the announcement of a moon sighting? in Saudi, for some the Eid/the firstof Shawwal was 08/30/2011, however, for those who follow a local sighting, the Eid/first day of Shawwal was/is 08/31/2011. There was a sighting in Chile, … Continue reading

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Omar Vs. Umar?

In short, is there a “right” way to spell the name? I’ve seen three spellings of it, Omar, Umar, and Oumar. I’ve chosen to use the Omar spelling. Why are there different ways of spelling it?

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Little Baby Noises

Assalamu alaikum/greetings, am doing better/feeling better than my last post. I’ve been listening to quite a bit of Qur’an, which is unfortunately seeming to be the best I can do this Ramadan, however, Alhamdulillah, it’s helped a lot. Am still … Continue reading

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My Disconnected Ramadan

Assalamu alaikum/greetings, yes it’s Ramadan, and I know it, but I’m so disconnected, from everything lol, though “disconnected” isn’t quite the right word for it, but that’s the best way I can describe how I feel. I mean, at this … Continue reading

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Moon Bits for Ramadan

Assalamu alaikum, not much of a “moon bits” for this month, as the baby is here and I’ve been busy with that. At any rate, for the US, for those who are following a strictly local sighting, Ramadan will start … Continue reading

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