Moonsighting: Muharram 1441

The crescent of the next month of Muharram 1441 will be sought in the evening of Saturday 30 August 2019.


In Johannesburg, at sunset, the hilaal will be 29 hours 17 minutes.In case of a confirmed sighting, 1st Muharram  1441 shall be on Sunday 01 September 2019. Otherwise, Dhu al Hijjah 1440 shall last 30 days with 1st Muharram 1441, shall be on Monday 02 September 2019.


The Jamiatul Ulama South Africa’s Central Hilaal Committee acts on behalf of the United Ulama Council in the coordination of the sighting of the moon.


In the light and spirit of the Sunnah, we appeal to jamaats to go out and seek the sighting of the next month’s crescent as well as every new crescent.


Please report news of sighting to: 083 786 2859.