Based on the criteria for determining the beginning of Islamic Lunar months established by the Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) and the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR)
1st of Ramadan will be on Friday, July 20, 2012
1st of Shawwal (Eid Al-Fitr) will be on Sunday, August 19, 2012
May Allah keep us on the right path, and accept our fasting and prayers.
Ramadan Kareem to all!
Some mosques and communities may observe different criteria for determining the start of the lunar month. Please confirm with your local moon-sighting authorities to determine when to start Ramadan.
Mosques Around the World
The Great Mosque in Xian is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China and is located in the Shaanxi (Shensi) province in the central part of Mainland China.
According to historical records engraved on a stone tablet inside, this mosque was built in 742 during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The mosque was renovated in later periods, especially during the reign of Emperor Hongwu of the Ming Dynasty. The entirely Chinese construction and architectural style shows how Muslims adapted to various cultures.
Tradition says the Great Mosque was founded by the naval admiral Cheng Ho, son of a prestigious Muslim family who became famous for leading some of the largest sea expeditions of the time reaching all the way to North America. Muslims played an important role in the unification of China during the Yuan and Ming Dynasties.
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