Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Awwal, 1438 AH

The Shia Muslim Council (SMC) announces that, Thursday, December  1st, 2016, will be the first day of the month of Rabi al-Awwal, 1438 AH. We ask Allah (swt) to accept our good deeds and to grant us strength and health. Jazakum Allahu Khayran, Shia Muslim Council of Southern California

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Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadhan, 1437

  The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that Monday, June 6th, 2016 will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadhan, 1437. This announcement is based on multiple verified sightings of the new moon in Southern California and elsewhere on Sunday evening. The Shia Muslim Council

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Ghadeer Message

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful October 13, 2014 Eid al-Ghadeer Statement Assalaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh: The global Muslim community faces a number of pressing challenges. Islamophobia, sectarian strife, injustice, and violence continue to plague many regions of the Muslim world.

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Eid al-Adha Message

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Eid al-Adha Statement (Ya Allah) help us to overcome this state of affairs at once. Disperse the ominous clouds hanging over our heads; lend a helping hand to achieve success; bring in the rule of

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Launch of Shia Muslim Council of Southern California

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful September 19, 2014 Launch of Shia Muslim Council of Southern California On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014, IECOC hosted a meeting to formally launch the newly-established Shia Muslim Council of Southern California (SMC). The Shia Muslim

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