The Messenger of Allâh (sallallâhu ‘alayhi wa-sallam) said: “Fast due to its sighting (i.e the new moon for the month of Ramaḍân) and break your fast due to its sighting. If it is hidden from you then complete the time (of the month of Sh`abān) as thirty days.” (Bukhāri and Muslim)
Imam Ibn Bāz (may Allâh have mercy upon him) said concerning the above ḥadīth:
The meaning of this speech is: That which is obligatory is that they (the Muslims) fast due to the sighting of the crescent and they break their fast due to the sighting of the crescent. It is not for them to fast based upon the calculations nor due to precautionary measures. It’s a must (that the fast starts) from the sighting (of the new moon) or the completion of the time (for the month of Sh`abān). Continue reading
Masjid Nur Allah will hold its ‘Eid al-Fitr prayer on Wednesday, July 6th from 8:30am through 11:30am. The location of the prayer will be 96-02 57th Avenue, Corona, N.Y, 11368. For your convenience, you may check out the map below.
This address is Section 1 of Lefrak City, just off the corner of Junction Boulevard and across the street from Dunkin Donuts. The only way into this area is through the Main Entrance on the right hand side. You will see the designations for the London and Paris buildings, as per the screenshot below.
All other of our community will be allowed access by the security people, who will be posted in advance to aid in your passage. The service will be held in the back where there are new tennis and basketball courts, as well as tables and benches. Anyone who lives in Lefrak will be able to use their key fob to enter through the doors to the right.
If you have any other questions pertaining to the ‘Eid Al-Fitr prayer, please reach out to us. Our phone number is (347) 649-1226 and our email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
May Allāh accept our fasts. May Allāh bestow peace and blessings upon our Prophet Muḥammad, his family, and his companions.