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A Refutation to ISNA/Fiqh Council’s Decision

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful


A Refutation to ISNA/Fiqh Council’s Decision

To Disregard the Qur’an and the Sunnah and to follow

Astronomical Calculations for Beginning an Islamic Month.




The Fiqh Council of North America has issued an statement on August 13, 2006, that it has  decided to adopt astronomical calculations (“The new Islamic Lunar month begins at sunset of the day when the conjunction occurs before 12:00 Noon GMT”) to start an Islamic month. It was also announced that ISNA has endorsed their decision.


The Hilal Sighting Committee of
North America, however, finds that the decision is flawed. Following is a refutation, written by Br.
Zaheer Uddin, Coordinator for Hilal Sighting Committee of North America who is also President of the
Internet Islamic University, and approved by the great Ulema of the Shura of the Hilal Sighting Committee of N. A. It is acknowledge that some of the text has been used from the

Center’s article.


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