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IMANews: Ramadhân 1444 AH, Mar / Apr 2023

Updated: Apr 8, 2023

As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum / Peace be upon you!

Crescent Moon for the Month of Ramadhân 1444 AH

Inshallah we look forward to another blessed month of Ramadhân in 1444 AH.

Based on Crescent Moon Visibility charts, we expect 1st day of Ramadhân 1444 AH to coincide with Thursday March 23rd, 2023.

This page will be updated with crescent confirmation on Tuesday if there any updates.

Important Islamic Events this Month:

Ramadhân April Occasion

10 Apr 1 Wafat of Bibi Khadija (A) (Year 3 B.H.)

15 Apr 6 Wiladat of Imam Hasan (A) (Year 3 A.H.)

17 Apr 8 The Battle of Badr, (Year 2 A.H.)

Eve of 19 Apr 9 Night of sadness (Year 40 A.H.) Laylat -ul-Qadr Night

Eve of 21 Apr 11 Eve of Shahadat of Imam Ali (A) (Year 40 A.H.)

The Conquest of Mecca, (Year 8 A.H.)

21 Apr 12 Shahadat of Imam Ali (A) (Year 40 A.H.)

Eve of 23 Apr 13 Laylat -ul-Qadr Night

Ramadhân is a month of fasting, prayer, charity and spiritual growth.

Daily programs for Ramadhân to commence on Wednesday 22nd March 2023 will include daily Qur'anic recitation, Ramadhân reflection, prayers and duas.

Light iftar will be served on weekdays and a full buffet iftar on Fridays, Saturdays and the nights of Qadr.

These programs are designed to help us connect with Allah (SWT) and each other in a meaningful way.

May Allah accept our worship and grant us His mercy and forgiveness. Ameen.

We ask God, the Most High, to accept your fasting, grant success in performing good deeds, and to hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (p).

Ramadhân Mubarak!

Please use links above or refer to home page for detailed timings and online links for our daily Qur'an Online sessions.

Daily in-person Ramadhân program will be broadcast live at: http://live/

Programs to commemorate wafats and celebrate wiladats as well as a'amaal programs for the nights of qadr will be posted as special events in due course.

A variety of programs and activities will be organized for all age groups.

Special event links will be created and provide further details.

To help plan these sessions the number of participants need to be known ahead of time and therefore require registration. Please register as requested on event pages.

Ramadhân Qur'an Conference

"لكل شى ء ربيع و ربيع القرآن شهر رمضان"

Everything has a spring and the spring of Qur'an is month of Ramadhân (Imam Baqir a.s.)

Children and youth in the community are invited to participate in the annual Qur'an conference to be held, inshallah, on April 16th.

For further details and registration please visit: Qur'an Conference, Ramadhân 1444 AH.

Ramadhân Appeal

IMAN Community's continued generosity is what sustains a growing spiritually vibrant caring sharing congregation here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

The blessed month of Ramadhân is a special time of the year when we receive generous donations for operational needs of IMAN, sponsoring iftars and help those in need.

Please donate generously to help sponsor iftar dinners and also help those in need.

Donations can be made:

1. By check to IMAN Center, 515 State St S, Kirkland. WA 98033.

2. Using Zelle to

3. Using credit card or by PayPal: click: donate

Payment by check or Zell incur no fees.

Let us open up our hearts and pockets to derive make the most of blessings that Allah SWT has bestowed upon us in this blessed month of Ramadhân! Counting on your continued generous support!

Social Services

Monthly community dinners IMAN hosts with St. John’s is a great opportunity to serve. Those interested to help, please contact Br. Abbas Kazmi or send mail to

Sr. Sidra Naqvi continues to coordinate meals every other Sunday to the Seattle Tent City. Several spots have been reserved to provide future meals at shelters. If you are interested in helping, please contact Sister Sidra Naqvi (425) 273 1463 or e-mail

Sunday School

  • IMAN Sunday School hosted its annual Imam Ali Art competition, which has been a favorite among the students. There was a large number of participants. The competition was judged by the IMAN Youth Club and awards were presented on March 19, 2023. We thank all the art participants and all the Youth Club Members for helping with this activity.

  • The annual school Bake sale was held on March 5th, 2023. Thank you to all the students, parents, friends, teachers, coordinators for making the Bake Sale a success. We were able to raise $1500 to help with school activities.

  • The school teachers will help the IMAN Programming Committee in planning the Quran Conference for the month of Ramadan. Information will be sent out soon.

  • On March 11th Sunday School Students participated in a play beautifully orchestrated by Sr. Fatima Naqvi for Family Night. It was a wonderful performance.


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