Eid Al Fitr 2017 Date & Time Of Moon (Chand) Sighting : The month of Ramajan is about to end and with that the preparation for the celebration of Eid Ul-Fitr has been started among people. But some you might want to know when is Chhoti Eid or Meethi Eid this year and What is Eid Chand Sighting Time for Id Ul-Fitr 2017 ?? Check here the latest news on Lesser Eid Chand / Moon Sighting /Moon Rise time worldwide.
As you all are aware that the celebration of Eid starts a day after Moon is sighted and fast of Ramajan month is broken only after moon sighting as suggested in holy Quran. Check below what is the actual date of Eid Al Fitr this year in 2017 is it 24 June 25th June or 26th June ?? and when will Eid Moon Rise. Know below When is Chand Raat 2017 or Fitr Id and what is timing of chand in your city.
Date Eid Al Fitr Moon Sighting 2017 Chand Raat Timing
About Festival Fitr Eid : Eid is major festival of Muslims that is celebrated twice a year. The one which is celebrated after the holy Ramadan month of fasting is known as lesser Eid or Eid Ul-Fitr while the other Eid called Eid Ul Adha (Or Eid Ul Zuha) is celebrated on 10th Day of Dhu al-Hizzah. The Eid Ul_Fitr is also called Feast of breaking the Fast while Adha Eid is called Feast of sacrifice.
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Eid Al Fitr is known with different names in different nations as in Singapore and Malaysia people call it Hari Raya Puasa or Aidilfitri, inn Turkey it is called Bayram (Bajram), while in some it is called Sweet Feast or lebaran feast.
Date Day Time Of Eid Ul Fitr 2017~US UK China UAE Canada
The date of Idul Fitr / Hari Raya Pusasa (Aidilfitri) celebration varies in Gregorian calendar every year. It shifts usually 11 days earlier. So there is a need to calculate the Fitr Eid celebration date 2017. The date is calculated from Islamic calendar of Makkah which is Lunar calendar. In some Asian countries including India & Pakistan the moon sighting on Eid is called as “Chand Raat”.
According to Islamic Calendar of Saudi Arabia, the month starts if moon rise is born before sunset at Makkah, and moon set is after sunset. Therefore Eid Ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia, will be celebrated on the following dates.
- Ramadan 1438 AH: May 27, 2017 (Saturday)
- Eid ul-Fitr 1438 AH: June 25, 2017 (Sunday) and Ends on June 26, 2017 (Monday)
1438 AH Eid Ul Fitr 2017 (Makkah Timings) :
The Astronomical New Moon is on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2:33 Universal Time. On June 24th (Saturday, The Sunrise timing in Makkah is 05:40 and sunset is 19:06 / Moonrise time is 05:53 while moon set is 19:29. Therefore first day of Shawwal 1438 is on Sunday, June 25, 2017, insha’Allah.
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It means the 1st first day of Shawaal in 2017 is on 25th June and the dates and timings of Eid Ul Fitr is applicable in United States Of America – USA (US), Canada, UK, Russia, Italy, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and other countries in Europe, Asia & Africa including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), South Africa, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria etc.
Chand Raat Timing~Fitr Eid Chand Dikhne Ka Samay 2017 Indian Cities
Below you can check the Chand Sighting timings in your city provided in the table.
|City (India)||Eid Chand Raat Time 2017|
|Dehra Dun||09:54 PM|
|New Delhi||09:56 PM|
The Eid Chand Raat timings above for Indian cities are not confirmed and will be update soon. Please stay tuned and keep checking.