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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadan 1444 A.H.

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadan 1444 A.H.

On behalf of Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Ramadan is Thursday, March 23rd, 2023. There were multiple naked eyewitness accounts of the new moon sighting at sunset on Wednesday, March 22nd across North America. 

Key dates for the Month of Ramadan:

  • 10th Ramadan (April 1st):       Death of Sayyida Khadija (SA)
  • 15th Ramadan  (April 6th):     Birthday of Imam Hasan ibn Ali (as)
  • 21st Ramadan (April 12th):     Martyrdom of Imam Ali (as)
  • 23rd Ramadan (April 14th):     Layali al-Qadr

We congratulate the entire community on this blessed occasion!

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