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Seeing the New Moon
1. If there is an error in the moon sighting, and it is proven that we did not fast on one day of Ramadan, do we have to make it up? 2. Does seeing the new moon during the day count with regard to verifying the beginning or end of the month? 3. If they did not find out that the month of Ramadan had begun until partway through the day, what should they do? 4. He did not fast for two years, and now he is unable to fast to make up for it. What should he do? 5. If he follows the moon sighting from another country, is it acceptable to delay the Eid prayer so that he can pray with the people in his country? 6. There is nothing wrong with using modern equipment to sight the moon 7. Was our breaking the fast wrong and do we have to make up the 30th day of Ramadan? 8. What counts with regard to the beginning and end of the month is sighting of the moon 9. If he starts fasting with a country that uses calculations, should he break the fast with them? 10. A questioner is commenting on the previous answer about fasting and the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas about moon sighting with one witness 11. The Muslims are required by sharee’ah to be united in starting and ending the fast – and how that may be achieved 12. Ruling on fasting and breaking the fast of one whose testimony was rejected or who was not able to inform the authorities 13. The Muslims should cooperate in sighting the moon and informing the authorities 14. Every person who is resident in a country is obliged to start and end the fast with its people 15. There is nothing wrong with sighting the moon by means of modern instruments 16. Should he fast with his own country or with any country that sights the new moon? 17. He travelled during Ramadaan to a country where the people started Ramadaan on a different day 18. Can the testimony of a woman be accepted with regard to sighting the new moon of Ramadaan? 19. Shaykh al-Islam’s comment that the word hilaal refers to that which began and people saw it 20. They fasted then they went back to their homeland where Ramadaan had not yet begun