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What is the date of 9th and 10th Muharram?

What is the date of 9th and 10th Muharram?

9th 10th Muharram (Ashura) 2021 Date in Pakistan

Year Weekday Date
2019 Mon 9 Sep
2020 Sat 29 Aug
2021 Wed 19 Aug
2022 Sun 7 Aug

What is 9th of Muharram called?

They are the respective names Muslims give to the ninth day and tenth day of the month of Muharram, which is the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar. On the ninth day of Muharram, also known as taasuaa, the troops of Yazid besieged the tents belonging to Imam Hossein’s companions.

Why is the 9 and 10 Muharram observed?

As a sign of gratitude to Allah, Prophet Musa fasted on Ashura day that is the 10th of Muharram. Wanting his followers to show the same gratitude to Allah, Prophet Muhammad decided to observe a two-day fast, one on the day of Ashura and the day prior that is the 9th and 10th days of Muharram.

Is Ashura 9th or 10th?

Ashura, which literally means the “Tenth” in Arabic, refers to the tenth day of Muharram. Muharram also marks the anniversary of the battle of Karbala, where the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s grandson Imam Hussain Ibn Ali was killed.

What is Ashura day in Islam?

What is Ashura? The 10th day of Muharram is called Ashura. It marks the day Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and son of the fourth Caliph Ali, was martyred in the Battle of Karbala in 680 AD.

Is Muharram a sad month?

The month of Muharram is extremely holy for the Muslim community and Shia Muslims mourn the death of Imam Hussein and his family on this day of sorrow. They mourn by putting on black clothes, observing abstinence, fasting and then they break their fast on the day of Ashura, the 10th day.

What is forbidden in Muharram?

During these sacred months, warfare is forbidden. Muslims believe that in this month of Muharram, one should worship Allah a lot. For information, worship of Allah should be done at all times and while sleeping or awake. There is no particular month or day for the worship of Allah.

Why is Muharram called Muharram ul Haram?

Just like Ramadan, Muharram also depends on the date of moon sighting and is also called Muharram-ul-Haram. As per the Islamic beliefs, Prophet Muhammad, who was considered to be a messenger of God, called the month of Muharram as the ‘sacred month of Allah’.

Why do we fast 9 Muharram?

‘” (Muslim) The Prophet (saw) encourages us to take up a fast during Muharram, on the 9th and 10th (or 10th and 11th) days of the month. The Prophet himself fasted on the 10th, the day of Ashura, and had fully intended to take up a fast the following year on the 9th, but he passed away before he could.

Can we fast on 10th 11th Muharram?

While the Shias flagellate, the Sunni Muslims fast on the 9th, 10th and 11th day of Muharram as it is believed that fasting on these days is a way to make amends for the sins of the coming year.