Crescent Moon of the Month of Safar, 1438 AH

The Shia Muslim Council (SMC) announces that, Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, will be the first day of the month of Safar, 1438 AH. We ask Allah (swt) to accept our good deeds and to grant us strength and health in our continued remembrance of Imam Hussain (as) and his family. Jazakum Allahu Khayran, Shia Muslim Council of

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Register to Vote and Be an Informed Voter

The 2016 Elections has become one of the most contentious races in recent history. From federal to state to local offices, issues affecting Muslims, and particularly Shia Muslims, are at stake. Never before have Muslims become a significant body to change the course of election history, as we are now in 2016. SMC encourages

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A Legacy of Treachery, Tyranny and Terrorism

  All events have a divine pattern – one governs the lives of everyone – and a human element. In Karbala, too there was the divine element and the human element. Well cognizant of the divine pattern, Imam Hussein (AS) traveled from Medina to Mecca, then to Karbala, all the

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Upcoming Muharram Programs 2016

Salaam Alaykum, The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California would like to provide you with the following information about the upcoming Muharram programs around Southern California: Shia Ithna-Asheri Islamic Jamaat of Los Angeles 7925 Serapis Ave. Pico Rivera, CA 920660 Speaker: Sheikh Murtaza Bachoo from Vancouver,BC Topic: Living by Moral

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Eid al-Adha Message from the President of SMC

In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a blessed and joyous Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha marks the

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Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhul Hijjah, 1437

The Shia Muslim Council (SMC) announces that, Saturday, September 3rd, 2016, will be the first day of the month of Dhul Hijjah 1437. Sunday, September 11th will be the day of Arafah, and Monday, September 12th, 2016, will be Eid-al-Adha.   We ask Allah (swt) for success in performing good deeds and hasten the return of our Master, Imam Mahdi

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Wednesday, July 6th 2016, is the day of Eid-ul-Fitr

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem In the Name of Allah, the Benificent, the Merciful Due to no reports of the sighting of the new crescent in California or the surrounding states on the evening of Monday, July 4th, 2016, Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that Tuesday,

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