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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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This Year’s Moon Sighting Info.

OK, so I know I obsess about this *every* *single**year* but… Interesting info from http://www.islamicmoon.com. Although I have to say from the outset that I’ve begrudgingly decided to follow my local masjid in whatever it is they decide. Which if … 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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Ewww!

Well, perhaps this should be filed under 1,780th reason not to drink soda. But… I’d gone and gotten a Pepsi and realized there was something sticky on the can, and it kinda had this alcohol-y/Windex-y smell on it. I mentioned … Continue reading

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On the Purchase of Current TV by Al Jazeera

Assalamu alaikum, well, this is the first time I’ve blogged in a while. I’d started a post a while back, but then the shootings happened at Sandy Hook Elementary, and I just didn’t feel as though it was the right … Continue reading

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