Global Islaamic Calendar MUST Follow Makkah Islaamic Calendar

Global Islaamic Calendar MUST Follow Makkah Islaamic Calendar

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By Irshad Mahmood – Director, Siraat-al-Mustaqeem Dawah Centre
Celebration of Eid and starting of Ramadaan has become a BIG Joke in the Global Muslim World, who are widely divided and celebrating their Eid, or starting their Fasting on 2 to 3 different days. Don’t forget that there is only one Sun, one Earth and its one Moon. Thanks to Allah, Fridays are not decided by moon sightings otherwise it could be real mess.

Time zones are for getting up time, sleeping time, breakfast, lunch and dinner time etc., and all these times are local.

1st January is Global, Friday is Global, Eid Day is Global, Lailatul Qadr is Global, Day of Arafah is Global and 1st Muharram is Global etc.

Hours, minutes, seconds are local like breakfast time is local, lunch time is local and dinner time is local etc., while Days, Months, Years are Global.

This is a Critical Issue. We need to remember that on the Day of Eid, Fasting is prohibited (Haraam). So we need to understand it with True and Sincere Love for Allah and with a broad mind.

Also keep in mind that the very First Global Lailatul Qadr was according to one Global Islaamic Calendar from Maghrib till Fajir in Makkah for the whole world, who are sharing same night with Makkah and the Day of Arafah 9th Dhil Hajj who are sharing same day with Makkah, at the time of Hajj is to unite the Muslim Ummah on one Global Islaamic Day, for only one thing: the Love for Allah alone on one Global Day of Arafa, i.e. 9th Dhill-Hajj Globally by sharing same day like sharing Friday globally.

Those who are Sharing Same Night with Kabah, Makkah must celebrate their Eid and Ramadaan same together, (Ref: Al_Quraan_097.005). Global Moon sighting must be observed around Makkah. At the time of Magrib (Sunset) in Makkah then people in the far east, who have not yet started their Fajir time, are sharing the same night. Also before time of Fajir at Makkah people on the far west, who have started their Maghrib (Sunset) time, are sharing the same night. Remember: Kabah in Makkah is Center of the Earth.

We may never Unite Muslim Ummaah, if we celebrate Eid/Ramadaan etc. on different days and also have different Worshipping Methods in this modern age with advanced technology. We must acknowledge all Muslims around the Globe.

We have seen, I am Right, you are right, we all are right. BUT it didn’t work and Ummaah is being butchered for centuries. The Great Mistake of a human is that “I am Right” (100%correct). If he is right, it is very good, BUT if he is wrong then it is WORST and he will never ever correct himself and might go to hell forever.

One must keep in his mind is that he could be wrong at some point and so he always needs to keep getting good knowledge by Listening to all BUT following the truth.

Allah already mentioned the solution of moon sighting in the Quraan very CLEARLY that it MUST be according to Makkah Islaamic Calendar globally depending upon Very First Visible Birth of the Moon near the House of Allah (Kabah for the whole world, NOT according to any specific region/area/house/ or backyard, and we must take guidance from the Quraan to perform Hajj for all Muslims around the Globe and not very specific to one region, do fasting in the month of Ramadaan and celebrate Eid, GLOBALLY and follow one Makkah Islaamic Calendar globally in the light of Quraan (book of guidance) (Ref: Al_Quraan_002.189, 003.096, 006.096, 010.005).

They ask you (Muhammad {Peace be Upon Him}) about the (visible) phases of the moon! Say, They provide a timing device for the Global People, and Determine the Time of HAJJ (in Makkah for the whole world Globally), and it is not righteousness that you should enter the houses by back doors, but righteousness is this that one should guard (against evil); and go into the houses by their (main) doors and be careful (of your duty) to Allah, that you may be successful, (Al_Quraan, { Surah Al-baqara} 002.189).

In the above verses Allah is clearly mentioning that the Phase of the Moon is to Determine the Time of HAJJ and Do Not create your personal calendar, rather build one unified Global Islaamic Calendar which must follow Makkah Islaamic Calendar.

Remember: Before the advancement of modern technological when communication was very slow even in Saudi Arabia different cities could have been celebrating Eid and Ramadan at different days like in Pakistan Muslims observing Eid and Ramadan on three different days still at the beginning of 21st Century. Universe is expending as per the Quraan (Ref: Al_Quraan.051:047) and thanks to Allah by the advancement of modern communication we can use modern tools like telescope for more accuracy and we already have very accurate data for moon sightings in Makkah, we can inform rest of the world in advance and celebrate Eid, Ramadaan etc., Globally according to Makkah Islaamic Calendar, regardless of whether in the far east in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia or Australia or New Zealand etc., people have not seen the crescent moon or in the far west in North America (USA, Canada or Mexico etc.) and South America (Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile etc.), WE MUST FOLLOW MAKKAH AND OBSERVE MAKKAH ISLAAMIC CALEDER for Global Muslims Unity. Yes we must use modern technology to observe Moon Sighting in around Kabaah in Makkah the first Qibla and the first House of Allah, since any modern technology which benefits humanity is Halaal, and we must announce it using modern technology as well.

Also keep in mind it will be hard to see the crescent moon in cities due to lights and pollutions etc. We should listen and observe to those in far remote areas near Kabah, Makkah, where there is less pollution, or even better, take advantage of modern astronomy. Not only Global Warming BUT Global Dimming and other unknown factors may be causing difficulty in sighting the Crescent Moon. Global Dimming was discovered just after 11-SEP-2001, when all the US flights were grounded for three days:

With the availability of Modern Technology, we must calculate crescent moon sightings and also physically verify moon sighting with the naked eye around Kabah in Makkah, and inform Global Muslim World and no one should look for the Moon Sighting in their backyard individually in the far north or south or east or west, instead Follow Makkah. It is not for your region in the far north or south or east or west, instead it is to perform HAJJ globally according to Makkah Islaamic Calendar. Every Month must start with the NEW Crescent MOON (Very First Visible Birth of the Moon) in around Kabah in Makah and announced it Globally. Invisibility of moon before New Crescent is like it is in mother’s womb and is not yet born.

Years, Months and Days are GLOBAL while Salaat Time is Local. Also the day JUMA is GLOABL while its prayers time is Local, and is similar to New Year on 1st January, but its breakfast, lunch and dinner etc. times are local.

Allah told to face Makkah means follow Makkah and get guidance from Makkah for Hajj, Umrah, Salaat, Ramadaan and Eid etc., and do not divide Religion Islaam, since those who Divide their Religion and break up into Sects, thou hast NO part in them in the least: their affair is with Allah, (Ref: Al_Quraan_002.125-129, 002.130-138, 002.142-144, 002.149-150, 002.189, 003.095-097, 003.103, 003.106, 006.096, 006.159, 010.005).

As an example to understand, if suppose Prophet Muhammad (sav) is alive today, and he has to start Ramadaan or celebrate Eid today, then which day will you do start fasting or celebrate Eid?

If in Kabah, Makkah (First House of Allah) and in Masjid-e-Nabvi in Madinah Munawwarah people start Ramadaan or celebrate Eid today, then which day will you do start fasting or celebrate Eid?

We must unite on ONE method of worship of Prophet Ibraheem (Peace-Be-Upon-Him), and we must take guidance from the Quraan (True Book of Guidance), Kabah in Makkah and must not divide ourselves on all religious issues including Salaat, Zakaat, Hajj, Umrah, etc., (Ref: Al_Quraan_002.001-005, 003.095-097).

If you are not following Makkah to Establish Salaat, Celebrate Ramadaan, Eid, Hajj etc., then you are dividing Religion Islaam and your matter is with Allah, (Ref: Al_ Quraan_002.125-129, 002.130-138, 002.142-144, 002.149-150, 002.189, 003.095-097, 003.103, 003.106, 006.096, 006.159, 010.005).

None argue concerning the revelations (Ayaat) of Allah but those who disbelieve…, (Ref: Al_Quraan_040.004).

Misguided Mullas do not preach the Quraan, do not follow the Quraan, do not understand Modern Sciences and keep their followers in the DARK.

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Investigations on Origin of Hadeeth Collectors

Investigations on Origin of Hadeeth Collectors
By Irshad Mahmood – Director, Siraat-al-Mustaqeem Dawah Centre

Three out of Four Khalifa were martyred / killed by Hypocrites. Ummah is widely divided and still not ready to research / investigation on what happened to this Ummah and how it got deviated and are still being wiped out one after another for centuries. There is no doubt on the Quraan and it is fully protected by Allah, BUT We MUST have to investigate on everything from the beginning of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Peace-Be-Upon-Him). Here I would like to highlight on Origin of Hadeeth Collectors (Muhaddith). Not a single Muhaddith were born or ever lived in Makkah or Madina of Hijaz (present day Saudi Arabia). Hypocrites are like Cancers among Muslims and they MUST need to be exposed. We MUST need to verify all Hadeeth and accept those Hadeeth which are truly according to the Quraan.

1. AHMAD (Ibn Hanbal):

Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Hanbal Abu Abd Allah al-Shaybani (164–241 AH), was a Persian Islamic scholar.
Born:    Rabi-ul-I, 164 AH/November, 780 in Baghdad, Iraq.
Died:    12 Rabi-ul-I, 241 AH/2 August, 855 in Baghdad, Iraq.

2. AL-BUKHARI, Muhammad bin Ismail:

Abu Abd Allsh Muḥammad ibn Ismsil ibn Ibrahim ibn al-Mughirah ibn Bardizbah al-Jufi al-Bukhari (194 A.H.), was a Persian Islamic scholar.
Born:    19 July 810 C.E., 13th Shawwal 194 A.H., Bukhara, Transoxiana (in present-day Uzbekistan)
Died:    1 September 870 (aged 60) C.E., 1 Shawwal 256 A.H., Khartank, near Samarqand.

3. MUSLIM bin Hajjaj:

Abu al-Husayn Asakir ad-Din Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj ibn Muslim ibn Ward ibn Kawshadh al-Qushayri an-Naysaburi was born in 204 A.H. in the city of Nishapur near the city of Mashhad in present Iran, was a Persian Islamic scholar.
Born:    after 815, 204 A.H., Nishapur, Khorasan, (in present-day Iran).
Died:    May 875, Resting place     Nasarabad, (a suburb of Nishapur)

4. ABU DAUD, Sulaiman bin Al-Ashath:

Abu Dawud Sulayman ibn al-Ashath al-Azdi as-Sijistani (202 A.H.), was a Persian Islamic scholar.
Born:    817–18 CE, 202 A.H., Sigistan, a famous city in Khorasan, (in present-day Iran).
Died:    889 CE, Basra

5. AT-TIRMIDHEE, Abu Iesa Muhammad bin Iesa:

Abu Isa Muhammad ibn Isa as-Sulami ad-Darir al-Bughi at-Tirmidhi was born in 209 A.H. in a town called Tirmiz in Uzbekistan near the northern border of Afghanistan, was a PersianIslamic scholar.
Born:    824/ 209 A.H., Termez, now Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan.
Died:    9 October 892/ 13 Rajab 279 A.H. (aged 68), Termez, now Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan.

6. AN-NASAI, Abu Abdur-Rahman Ahmad bin Shuaib:

Abu Abdur-Rahman, Ahmad bin Ali bin Shuiaib bin Ali Al-Hafiz was born in 215 A.H. in Nisa, a city in Khurasan, was a Persian Islamic scholar.
Born:    214 A.H. (c. 829 CE), Nasa, present-day Turkmenistan.
Died:    303 A.H. (915 CE).

7. IBN MAJAH, Muhammad bin Yazid:

Abu Abdillah Muhammad ibn Yazid Ibn Majah al-Rabi al-Qazwini (207 A.H.) commonly known as Ibn Majah, was a Persian Islamic scholar.
Born:    824 CE, 207A.H. Qazvin.
Died:    887 (or 889) CE.

Map of Origin of Hadeeth Collectors:

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Is learning Arabic necessary to understand Quraa’n

Love with Prophet Muhammad (Peace-Be-Upon-Him)
By Irshad Mahmood – Director, Siraat-al-Mustaqeem Dawah Centre

We have seen many verbal claims that they truly love Prophet Muhammad (Peace-Be-Upon-Him), BUT when you ask if he/she understand his language, i.e. Quraanic Arabic Language and if yes, have you ever try to teach others his language (Quraanic Arabic) for free, answers of many will be no/never. How come one claims but do not promote his language so that people can understand him as well as the Quraan, which will Inshaa Allah help resolve many issues after understanding the Quraanic Message.

Those who don’t know Quraanic Arabic Language, must try their best to learn it now before it gets too late.

Those who know Quraanic Arabic Language, must start teaching others for free if possible, before it gets too late.

Every Musjids must start teaching Quraanic Arabic Language for free if possible, before it gets too late.

Those who have authority in Muslim Lands must plan to implement Quraanic Arabic Language for free in their region before it gets too late.

Those who are capable of passing this message to Muslims including authorities to start teaching Quraanic Arabic Language in those Muslims Lands, where national language is not Arabic, must do it now before it gets too late.

Media MUST Play an Active Role in Teaching Quraanic Arabic Language for free before it gets too late.

Those Islaamic Medias who don’t have any special columns/sessions for teaching free Quraanic Arabic Language may be questioned on the Day of Judgment.

Those who really love Prophet Muhammad (Peace-Be-Upon-Him) will sure try their best to learn and teach his Language (Quraanic Arabic Language).

Inshaa Allah this will be the starting point for the Unity of Muslim Ummah, since language is the starting point on exchange our ideas/thoughts. It will also hep clear many misunderstandings about Islaam.

Steps to Promote Quraanic Arabic Language in Muslim Lands:

1>    First 10 Years teach one subject Quraanic Arabic Language in all classes of schools/colleges/universities for free and remove all compulsory (mandatory) local/provincial languages otherwise kids will be too confused.
2>    Next 10 Years teach all those subjects in Quraanic Arabic Language for which there are materials/books etc. already available in other Arabic Countries.
3>    Finally after 20 years adopt Quraanic Arabic Language as National Language.

Invite (all) to the Way of thy Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching; and argue with them in ways that are best and most gracious. (Ref: Al_Quraan_016.125)

And withhold yourself with those who call on their Lord morning and evening desiring His goodwill, and let not your eyes pass from them (always yes sir, till Auliyaas and Global Auliyaas (Mujaddids) follow the Quraan and Really Authentic Sunnah), desiring the beauties of this world’s life; and do not follow him whose heart We have made unmindful to Our remembrance (Quraanic Directive), and he follows his low desires and his case is one in which due bounds are exceeded. (Al_Quraan_018.028)

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