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The first of Ramadan, by the SIGHTED MOON somewhere in N. America is Sunday, JUNE 29, 2014
Ramadan Hilaal will be SEEN insha-Allah in the evening of:
Australia June 28, 2014
Japan June 29
B.Desh, India Pakistan June 29
Sri Lanka June 28
Makka June 28
Morocco June 28/29
US (Northern), Canada June 29
US (Southern) June 28
South America June 28
Most likely places in N. America where Ramadan moon may be observed
in the evening of June 28 are: Miami, Houston, San Diego, LA, Hawaii, etc.
BUT NOT in: New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Seattle etc.
Taraweeh prayers BEGIN from Isha after a sighting.
N.B. On Jun 27, 2014 Ramadan moon is BELOW the horizon at sunset in most of the world.
On June 28 Ramadan Hilaal will be seen in many areas of the world, including Makkah.
ISNA Fiqh Council FIRST date of Ramadan, 1435 is June 28. Hilaal of Ramadan CANNOT BE SEEN
ANYWHERE even by telescopes in the evening of June 27, 2014.
Eid al-Fitr (Shawwaal) 2014
Insha-Allah Shawwal moon will be seen in the evening of:
Australia July 28, 2014
Japan July 29
B.Desh India Pakistan July 28/29
Sri Lanka July 28
Makka July 28
Morocco July 29
USA (Northern) Canada July 29
Southern USA July 28
South America July 28
ISNA fixed date for Eid al-Fitr 1435 is July 28.
On July 26, 2014 the Shawwal moon is BELOW the horizon all over the world. Hence CANNOT BE SEEN.
On July 27 also its ALTITUDE at sunset in most of the world is low. It will NOT be visible in N. AmericaEid al-Fitr prayer is ALWAYS on the DAYs/Dates following a CRESCENT moon IS SEEN CLEARLY