Al-Hijra or Awal Muharram, the Islamic New Yr, is the primary day of the month of Muharram, the primary month of the Islamic calendar. It marks Muhammad’s, blessings and peace be upon him, journey in 622 CE from Mecca to Medina, the place — freed from the persecution they’d skilled in Mecca — he and his followers established the primary Muslim neighborhood. The Holy Qur’an notes that Muharram is likely one of the 4 sacred months within the 12 months.
Whereas Al-Hijra is a public vacation in lots of nations, it’s celebrated lower than different holidays like Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. With roughly 1.8 billion Muslims on this planet at the moment, how it’s celebrated varies in accordance with Islamic college of thought (Sunni, Shia, and many others.), custom, and tradition. For a lot of, it would contain a time of reflection, Qur’anic recitation, and additional prayers.
To Identify this Day:
In Muharram: Mankind’s Memorial, Shaykh Faid Mohammed Mentioned explains why Muharram is an particularly auspicious month on many ranges.
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I Promise is a vow to strengthen and affirm our relationship with God.
Bidding Farewell to this Yr and Welcoming a New Yr presents prayers and acts of worship for the brand new 12 months.
The Month of Muharram and the Day of Ashura offers Islamic jurisprudence associated to Muharram, together with fasting, voluntary night time prayer, and giving charity.