Friday, October 28, 2011

Zul-Hijjah Moon Sighted in Pakistan -- Eid al-Adha (Eid-ul-Azha) 2011 will be on Monday (November 07)

FAISALABAD, Pakistan (Oct. 28) – According to news aired on private TV channels; the moon for Islamic month of Zul-Hijjah (also called as Dhul-Hijjah in Arabic accent) has been sighted today; therefore, Eid al-Adha (Eid-ul-Azha/Bakra Eid) will be celebrated on Monday, 7th November 2011.

Zul-hijjah Moon Sighted in Pakistan Today - Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman to Announce Officially

The Central Moon Sighting Committee led by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will announce it officially very shortly.

Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) is the second of the two major Islamic festivals. The other is Eid al-Fitr which follows Ramadan, a lunar month of partial fasting. 

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