Caesarean Moon Births: Calculations, Moon Sighting, and the Prophetic Way

Caesarean Moon Births Calculations Moon Sighting and the Prophetic Way For Muslims in North America there has been much confusion regarding when Ramadan begins when to fast and when to break the fast Hamza Yusuf provides clarity through this detailed and scholarly wor

  • Title: Caesarean Moon Births: Calculations, Moon Sighting, and the Prophetic Way
  • Author: Hamza Yusuf
  • ISBN: 9780970284327
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback
  • For Muslims in North America, there has been much confusion regarding when Ramadan begins, when to fast, and when to break the fast Hamza Yusuf provides clarity through this detailed and scholarly work that decisively makes the case for sighting the crescent moon with the naked eye, as has been the Islamic tradition for 1,400 years This is essential reading for anyone seFor Muslims in North America, there has been much confusion regarding when Ramadan begins, when to fast, and when to break the fast Hamza Yusuf provides clarity through this detailed and scholarly work that decisively makes the case for sighting the crescent moon with the naked eye, as has been the Islamic tradition for 1,400 years This is essential reading for anyone seeking guidance on this important and sacred matter.Prior to the advent of electricity, every night held the possibility of a celestial light show People in even the most urban environments were exposed to the awe and majesty of the heavens, which clearly proclaim the glory of God The contemplation of the celestial orbs and their movements provided early man with the most direct connection to his Lord In the Qur anic story of Abraham, it is his observance of heavenly phenomenon that leads him to his certainty of God s unity and transcendence Since the time of the Seljuq Turks, the crescent moon has been a sign of Islam.

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    1. A fantastic book; should be read by all Muslims!Every year, there is always a confusion at best - or argument at worst - about the sighting of the Crescent Moon to commence the lunar month. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf's writes at the beginning of the book: "Those who question why we cannot calculate our moon dates when we calculate our prayer times will find unequivocal answer's in this paper"I think he calls the book a paper as it is concise, but it does indeed answer the question. Another thing I loved [...]

    2. A necessary book for all Muslims who have questions on moon sighting subject. It`s very easy to read and you can finish it very fast (but the explanations are very strong and documented). The book restores truths of a forgotten Sunnah . I am glad I read it. I am glad to not be confuse anymore. I am glad that I am one of those Muslims who understand that moon sighting is not only a method of knowing the start of Eid but an intended purpose of Ramadan. It is an act of worship, as the Prophet has c [...]

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