Category Archives: Islam

Moon Bits for Dhul Qi’dah

Assalamu alaikum/greetings, for those who started the month of Shawwal on August 8, 2013, today, September 5th is the 29th of Shawwal. This makes the start of Dhul Qi’dah either tomorrow September 6th or Saturday September 7th. Per http://www.islamicfinder.org, the … Continue reading

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Moon Bits for Shawwal 1434

Assalamu alaikum, per global moon sighting (in Chile per CrescentWatch and moonsighting.com), the month of Shawwal began on August 8, 2013. for those who strictly follow a sighting within their local area, Shawwal began on August 9th, 2013, at least … Continue reading

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Restarting my Moon Bits Series

Assalamu alaikum/greetings. Inshallah I’m going to be restarting my “moon bits” series. Mostly this is for myself only. If others get benefit out of it too then Alhamdulillah for that. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking though, about the … Continue reading

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Moon Bits for Rabi Al Thani

Assalamu alaikum, I suppose I need to start my “moon bits” posts again. So what better time to start them than, well, now… And again, there is a difference between various sites regarding moon sighting. Note the below from http://www.islamicmoon.com. … Continue reading

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Proof that Prayer Time/Prayer Calculation Programs Don’t Always Work

Assalamu alaikum, I’d long heard/been told that the myriad of prayer calculation programs out there that Muslims use usually via computer though now also via smartphone, etc., to calculate the times of the five daily prayers are in many cases, … Continue reading

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On that Anti-Muslim “Film” Everyone Undoubtedly Has Already Heard About

Assalamu alaikum, I wanted to write briefly about the anti-Muslim “film” that sparked the seemingly ongoing protests in the Middle East and other places that may or may not have led to the killing of four Americans in Libya. My … Continue reading

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Not Gonna Fight Anymore

Assalamu alaikum, it’s about that time of the year again, not only is Ramadan fast approaching, but along with it the yearly haggling of the moon, was it seen, no they couldn’t have seen it, you should follow Saudi, no … Continue reading

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