I would like someone from Wifāqul Ulāmā to visit my Mosque and explain the details of Moonsighting from the Sunnah as well as the scientific perspective. How can we resolve the dispute in UK and ensure that Muslims have a united Rāmādhān and Eidāin? Furthermore, my how to do start all 12 months of the year in Britain according to Moonsighting?
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh
Wifāqul Ulāmā have received many requests to visit various Mosques throughout the country and give public presentations on the subject of Moonsighting. It is for this reason that we have decided to put together a scientific paper on visibility curves and will also a few presentations covering the most important aspects of this topic.
You can also click on “Islamic Months” on the website and go through various Fātāwā, scientific studies and FAQs which are already written.
What everyone debates over in Ramaḍān!
Fiqh of Moonsighting
Part 1: Introduction and importance of Moonsighting
Part 2: Basics of Moonsighting — Scripture and understanding of Hādith
Part 3: Astronomical Data
Part 4: United Kingdom Situation and what role does Astronomy play?
Part 5: Conclusions