Muharran 1443h

Muharram 1440h

Dhul Hijjah 30, 1442h as of August 9, 20212

The moon of Muharram was not sighted on Sunday, August 8, 2021, therefore, it is decided to complete 30 days of Dhul Hijjah and start the month of Muharram from Tuesday, August 10, 2021, In Sha' Allah. Accordingly, the day of Ashura will be on Thursday August 19, 2021.

Please see the official announcement here:

This message is endorsed by the following Islamic Organizations:
Masjid Al-Wali
Muslim Center of Middlesex County
Islamic Center of Old Bridge
Muslim Community of New Jersey
Islamic Center of East Brunswick


Supreme Court: Today, Tuesday is the first day of Muharram 1443 AH
Tuesday 1443/1/2 - 2021/08/10
“Riyadh, August 10, 2021, SPA -- The Supreme Court has announced that today, Tuesday is the first day of Muharram, 1443 AH corresponding to 10th August 2021. It said in its statement that the crescent of the month of Muharram 1443 AH was not sighted on Sunday evening 29/12/1442 AH, there for the Supreme Court decided that Monday 1/1/1443 AH corresponding to 09th August 2021 shall be the completion of the month of Dhu-AlHijjah and Tuesday 2/1/1443 AH is the first day of Muharram according to the Umm Al-Qura calendar. --SPA 00:11 LOCAL TIME 21:11 GMT 0001“