Ramadan Kareem to all of you!

Ramadan Mubarak to you and your families, The Akh hopes that Allah Az’Wajjal accepts your Saum (fasting), Ibadat (acts of worship) and Duah’s (prayers).

Alhumdullilah, in the UK we all have started Ramadan together, whether we have Eid together of course is another question. That’s mainly thanks to the taxi mafia goon squads that own our masajids (see last post).

Just like last Ramadan, I’ll be posting up a breakdown of every Ajiza/Juz section of the Quran on a daily basis. While it’s good to stand for salaat tarweh, it’s just as important that for all of us for whom Arabic is not our first language, to understand what is being recited. Insh’Allah the first Juz goes up tonight.

The Akh received an email a month ago which I’ll post in it’s entirety below, let’s see if the calculations prove to be correct:

Assalaamu Alaykum W W

Please find information regarding Shaban to Eidul Fitr, if you have any query please feel free to contact me

Sha’ban started on Sun 03/07/2011

Sha’ban is expected to end with 29 days

1. The Astronomical New Moon is on July 1, 2011 (Friday) at 8:54 UT. On July 1 it can not be seen anywhere in the world except Polynesian Islands.

2. On Saturday, July 2, 2011, it can be easily seen in Australia, South-East Asia, Middle East, Africa and Americas. Most of Europe will see it on July 3 (See visibility curves).

Ramadan is expected to start on 01/08/2011

Ramadhaan is expected to end with 30 days

1. The Astronomical New Moon is on July 30, 2011 (Saturday) at 18:40 UT. On July 30, it can not be seen anywhere in the world.

2. On Sunday, July 31, 2011, it can be easily seen in Southern Africa and South America, but with difficulty in Central Africa. (See visibility curves).

Eidul Fitr is expected to be on Wed 31/08/2011

1. The Astronomical New Moon is on August 29, 2011 (Monday) at 3:04 UT.

2. On August 29, it can not be seen anywhere in the world, except part of Soth America and Polynesian Islands.

3. On Tuesday, August 30, 2011, it can be easily seen everywhere except Northern Asia and Northern Europe (See visibility curves).

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