Dua For Seeing The New Moon

Important dua to recite when sighting a new moon.
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The new moon marks the beginning of one Islamic month and the end of the other.

The dua for sighting a new moon emphasizes asking Allah for His guidance and blessings.

The sighting of the new moon in Islam is not just an astronomical event. It is the moon that defines the starting and ending of Islamic months.

The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) used to recite specific dua when sighting a new moon. This dua is mentioned in various Hadiths as well.

Dua For Seeing a New Moon

Dua for seeing a new moon

The dua for Sighting a New Moon has been mentioned in Jami’s at-Tirmidhi 3451.

اللَّهُمَّ أَهْلِلْهُ عَلَيْنَا بِالْيُمْنِ وَالإِيمَانِ وَالسَّلاَمَةِ وَالإِسْلاَمِ رَبِّي وَرَبُّكَ اللَّهُ

O Allah, let the crescent loom above us in peace and faith, safety and Islam, and in agreement with all that You love and pleases You. Our Lord and your Lord is Allah.

Why is this Dua Significant?

The dua focuses on seeking Allah’s guidance in all matters. This dua asks Allah for blessings in the upcoming month. It further focuses on praying for safety and guidance.

The Holy Prophet peace be upon encouraged Muslims to rely on witnesses for moon sightings. He further stated to prioritize unity during religious events.

The sighting of the moon for Ramadan, Shaban, and Zillhaj signals the start of important occasions.

Reciting the dua when sighting a new moon holds significance in Islam. The dua emphasizes seeking Allah’s guidance in all matters.

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