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Ramadan 2024: Australia announces first day of fasting – Prime Time News24



The Australian Fatwa Council has introduced that Ramadan 2024 will start on March 12 for Muslims within the nation.

The Australian Nationwide Imams Council in a social media publish mentioned that the date was issued following intensive consultations with the Imams from the Australian Fatwa Council and the Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamad.

In Sydney, the solar will set on Sunday, March 10 at 7.19pm (AEST), whereas the moon for Sha’aban will set at 7.23pm on the identical evening. In Perth, the solar will set on Sunday, March 10 at 6.40pm (AWST), whereas the moon Sha’aban will set at 6.46pm on the identical evening, which isn’t ample to sight the brand new moon of the month of Ramadan.

On Monday, March 11, in Sydney, the solar will set at 7.18pm (AEST), whereas the moon will seem on the identical day after sundown for 36 minutes till 7.54pm, the place it is going to disappear thereafter from the horizon. In Perth, the solar will set on Monday at 6.38pm (AWST), and the moon will seem on the identical day after sundown for 41 minutes till 7.19pm, after which it is going to disappear from the horizon. This permits ample time to sight the brand new moon of the month of Ramadan 1445H.

Due to this fact, the holy month of Ramadan for this yr 1445H-2024 will begin on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. The primary evening of Ramadan and Taraweeh prayer will probably be on Monday, March 11, after sundown (After Isha).

In response to the publish, the strategy by which the Grand Mufti of Australia and the Australian Fatwa Council had decided the beginning of Ramadan is predicated on the calculated beginning of the moon earlier than sundown, the length of the moonset after sundown and the potential of sighting the moon. This can be a technique that many outstanding and respected world students, councils and Muslim nations have adopted.

The Australian Nationwide Imams Council and the Australian Fatwa Council acknowledge, perceive and respect the Imams and students who could maintain a special opinion, and request all Muslims to respect the completely different opinions on this matter and work in the direction of the unity of the Muslim neighborhood in preserving the frequent values and pursuits that all of them have and share.

Muslims worldwide will begin observing the holy month of Ramadan, a interval of profound non secular reflection and celebration. Ramadan begins upon the sighting of the final Sha’ban moon.

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