15th of Shaban: Message and Virtual Programs

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, congratulations to you and your loved ones on the auspicious occasion on the birth of Imam al-Mahdi (AS). The night of 15th Sha’ban will be on Wednesday April 8th, 2020.  May Allah (SWT) accept our Du’as, InshaAllah.Due to the ongoing COVID-19

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3rd Annual Professional Networking Event

SMC Professionals, in collaboration with the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, is proud to present its 3rd Annual Professional Networking Event! This is an opportunity for the Muslim community to come together, network, and learn about what careers our brothers and sisters are involved in. The youth will have the chance

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab 1441 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Rajab is tomorrow Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on February 24th, 2020.  Key dates for the Month of Rajab: 1 Rajab  (Feb. 25):   

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Prophet Muhammad Inspires Event Highlights

Prophet Muhammad Inspires: Award Winners January 5th, 2020 Event Highlights Video The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, in collaboration with the Islamic Shura Council was honored to present a Grand Celebration of Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday: Prophet Muhammad Inspires – Banquet and Excellent Awards on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at the Yorba Linda

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jamadi Al-Awwal 1441 A.H.

December 27th, 2019   On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Jamadi Al-Awwal is tomorrow, Saturday, December 28th, 2019. The crescent moon was not sighted during sunset of December 26th, 2019. Key dates for the Month of

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Aakher 1441 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Rabi al-Aakher was today, Thursday, November 28th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset of November 27th, 2019. Key dates for the Month of Rabi al-Aakher: 10 Rabi al-Aakher

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Upcoming Arbaeen Programs 2019

Upcoming Arbaeen Programs October 16th, 2019 The Ultimate Tragedy Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, is revered by Muslims as the “Prince of Martyrs”. He was killed in Karbala on a day which became known as Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, having refused to

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Safar 1441 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Safar 1441 AH will be Monday, September 30th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on Sunday, September 29th, 2019. Key dates for the Month of Safar: 7 Safar

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhul Qa’dah, 1440AH

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Dhul Qa’dah 1440 AH will be Thursday, July 4th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 in many locations throughout North America.   Key dates for the Month

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