|Based on confirmed sightings of the new crescent moon in Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Richmond, Virgina on May 23rd, SMC announces Sunday, May 24th as the day of Eid-ul-Fitr (1st of Shawwal 1441 AH).|
|Eid PrayersWe plan to have a live broadcast of Eid Prayer and Kutbah on Sunday, May 24th in English, led by Dr. Sayed Moustafa Qazwini and in Urdu led by Maulana Syed Maher Hussain. Both programs will be livestreamed. |
Eid Prayer Instructions with Qunoot Dua is available to print out. Join us LIVE at www.shiamuslimcouncil.org at 8:45 am for the Eid Prayers and Khutba.
|Zakat-al-FitrahZakat al-Fitrah should be set aside on the eve of Eid al-Fitr and paid on the day itself, which marks the end of the Month of Ramadhan and is the first day of the month of Shawwal. Since there will no in-person Eid Prayers, please consider paying your Eid-Fitr in advance (see guidance on paying in advance) so we can get the funds to the miskeen (needy) in time for Eid.|