After Ramadan, the 2nd holiest month of Islam is Muharram and the 10th day of Muharram is called the Day of Ashura. Muharram is one of the four holy months of the year when warfare is prohibited. The month marks the starting of the Islamic New Year and is contemplated as the second holiest month in the calendar of Islam. This year, the new year of Islamic also know and the new year of Hijri will drop in the 2nd week of the month of August 2021. As already told, the new year of Islam starts with the month of Muharram and concluded with the month Dhul al-Hijjah.
Islamic Muharram Date 2021
The year is approximately eleven days shorter as compared to the calendar of Gregorian. The beginning of each month is noticeable by the sighting of a new moon. Authorities in Iran, The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, and other Islamic regions in the Middle East will decide the exact date of the second holiest month of Islam, Muharram as per the report of Hindustan Times.
Muharram 2021 is likely to be noticed on Tuesday, 10th August 2021. The Islamic calendar consists of 12 months and 354 or 355 days and as we already told it is roughly 11 days shorter than the Gregorian calendar. The New Year has been noticeable by Muslims throughout the world since 622 AD. It is considered that this is when the messenger of Islam, Prophet Mohammed has moved from Mecca to Medina to get away from religious tyranny.
The forthcoming New year will be often referred to as Hijri 1443 AH (Anno Hegirae in Latin or the year of the Hijra). This means that it has been 1443 years since the migration of the Prophet Mohammed.
Islamic Muharram New Date 2021
As per the Astronomy Centre’s calculations, the 1st day of the new year in 2021 will drop on the second week of August that means on Tuesday, 10th August 2021 in the various part of the world. Monday, 9th August 2021 will be the 29th of Dhul Qadah, the final month in the Islamic calendar, in the nation India. If the full moon is seen on Monday, 9th August 2021 then Muharram will start from Tuesday, 10th August 2021. Though, if the moon is not visible on 9th August then Muharram will start on Wednesday, 11th August 2021.
Islamic Muharram Significance
The new year of Islam is considered a time for prayer and reflection on the hecatomb that led to the starting of the faith. For Shia Muslims, it is a dignified period as it starts the 10 days of grief commences to the Day of Ashoura. They grieve the demised of Husayn Ibn Ali al-Hussein, who was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad who has demised at the Battle of Karbala in 680 AD. He demised on the 10th Day of Muharram.
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