Category Archives: Muhurrum

Fasting on the Day of ‘Āshūra

~ The Day of ‘Āshūra ~ The tenth of Muhurrum is a specific day singled out for fasting as the day of ‘Āshūra, which commemorates the day in which Allah rescued our prophet Mūsa (ﷺ) from his enemies. So the prophet (ﷺ) commanded the Muslims to fast on that day too. It is also encouraged

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Islamic New Year 1446 AH & Muharrum

~ Islamic year 1446 AH ~ Depending on the sighting of the new moon, the Islamic new year is expected to start on Sunday 7 July 2024. ~ The Start of the Islamic Calendar ~ In pre-Islamic and early Islamic times, the year was not numbered, but rather taken from significant events which occurred in

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