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General Supervisor: Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
Wed 22 DhQ 1435 - 17 September 2014
Seeing the New Moon
110350 - What counts with regard to the beginning and end of the month is sighting of the moon
106487 - Should he fast with his own country or with any country that sights the new moon?
205789 - If they did not find out that the month of Ramadan had begun until partway through the day, what should they do?
202163 - He did not fast for two years, and now he is unable to fast to make up for it. What should he do?
98154 - Can the testimony of a woman be accepted with regard to sighting the new moon of Ramadaan?
157275 - If he follows the moon sighting from another country, is it acceptable to delay the Eid prayer so that he can pray with the people in his country?
66219 - Should he follow the local people with regard to starting and ending the fast?
68828 - Is moonsighting essential?
50487 - Why are the Muslims not united in their fasting?
37743 - Difficulty in sighting the moon in industrialized areas
106489 - There is nothing wrong with sighting the moon by means of modern instruments
36649 - They did not see the new moon of Dhu’l-Hijjah – what should they do?
71203 - If he travels during Ramadaan to another country that started the fast at a different time, how should he fast?
107943 - If he starts fasting with a country that uses calculations, should he break the fast with them?
106491 - Every person who is resident in a country is obliged to start and end the fast with its people
107482 - A questioner is commenting on the previous answer about fasting and the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas about moon sighting with one witness
106493 - Ruling on fasting and breaking the fast of one whose testimony was rejected or who was not able to inform the authorities
106492 - The Muslims should cooperate in sighting the moon and informing the authorities
106498 - The Muslims are required by sharee’ah to be united in starting and ending the fast – and how that may be achieved
93528 - Shaykh al-Islam’s comment that the word hilaal refers to that which began and people saw it
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