EID AL-ADHA 1444H – 2023
All praise is due to Allah the Almighty and peace and blessings upon our prophet Mohammad the final messenger of Allah.
The Grand Mufti of Australia Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamad and the Australian Fatwa Council are conscious of keeping the Muslim community united, particularly during Islamic occasions and celebrations. Therefore, The Grand Mufti of Australia and the Australian Fatwa Council would like to take this opportunity to make the following announcement:
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Custodians of the two sacred cities Makkah and Madinah, in which the rituals of Hajj, including Tawaf, Sa’ai and standing at Arafat are performed, has announced
that Monday, 19th June 2023 is the first of the Month of Thul Hijjah in the year 1444 after the Hijrah (Migration of the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him)).
As a result, The Grand Mufti of Australia Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamad, announces that:
Tuesday, 27th June 2023, will be the Day of Arafah (9th of Thul Hijjah) &
Wednesday, 28th of June 2023 (10th of Thul Hijjah), will be the Day of Eid Al-Adha for the Year 1444H – 2023
The Grand Mufti of Australia Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamad, the Australian Fatwa Council and the Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) take this opportunity to congratulate the entire Muslim world and the Australian Muslim community on celebrating Eid Al-Adha for the year 1444H.
The Australian National Imams Council acknowledges, understands and respects the Imams and scholars who may hold a different opinion, and call upon the community to respect the differences of opinions on this matter and strive towards the greater good and unity of the Muslim community.
We ask Allah the Almighty to accept your worship, intentions and sacrifices during these blessed days and nights, and to accept the Hajj of all Hujaj and return them safely to their families.
Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamad
Grand Mufti of Australia
Chairman of the Australian Fatwa Council