the day of ashura muharram
The tenth day of the month of Muharram is known as ‘Ashura. It is one of the most important and blessed days in the Islamic calendar. Some ‘Ulama (scholars) are of the opinion that before the fasts of Ramadan, the fast of the day of ‘Ashura was compulsory upon the Ummah.
Fasting the day of Ashura. Although the entire month of Muharram is a holy and sanctified month, yet, the 10 th day of this month is called Ashura and it is the most blessed among all its days. Narrated Ibn Abbas: “The Prophet (PBUH) came to Al-Madinah and saw the Jews observing fast on the day of Ashura. He asked them about that.
Fasting the Day of ‘Ashura’. ‘Ashura’ commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh. Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of ‘Ashura’, expiates for the sins of the past year. When the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) arrived in Madinah in 622 CE, he found that the Jews there fasted on Muharram 10
It is in a sacred month. Allah mentions in the Qur’an that there are 4 sacred months: “Indeed, the …
A Pakistani Sunni Muslim spits fire during an Ashura procession in Karachi When is Ashura 2018? Ashura falls on the tenth day of Muharram (the first month of the Islamic year) in the Muslim calendar.
Ashura is on the 10th day of the month of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year. The new year began on September 11 (or, for some countries, September 12). Muharram will run until October 9.
The 10th day of Muharram is known as the Day of Ashura. For Shia Muslims, this commemorates the death of Muhammad’s grandson Imam Husayn ibn Ali – and some of his family and companions – at the Battle of Karbala.