Important Historical Events of Islam in Muharram-ul-Haram

MuharramIslamic month Muharram-UL-Haram is known as month of sacrifice in which many historical events of Islam occurred through which we can get lesson of sacrifice, mutual tolerance and patience. Great sacrifices on the name of Islam from Madina to Karbala are associated with this month due to which it is known as most sacred Islamic month.

  1. Honorable Month: Allah has declared the month of Muharram as most honorable, sanctity and virtue. Allah has told in Holy Book Quran Majeed that he made the skies, earth, oceans and heavens on the 10th of Muharram.
  2. Preparation for Migration to Medina:  Last Prophet (P.B.UH) also used to make decisions and preparations for migration to Medina in Muharram.
  3. First Month in Islamic Calendar: Muharaam is also special of being first month in the Islamic calendar.
  4. The Martyrdom of Second Caliph of Islam: Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A) who is known as second khalifa of Islam was born on 1st Muharram. However Muharram considers as special month among all in which several historic events were occurred.
  5. Yaum-e-Ashura: The day of martyrdom of Sayyidna Imam-e-Hussain (RA) is the most memorable event of Islam in which Hazrat Imam Hussain including his family and followers were killed by Yazid’s army in the battle of Karbala. Shia Muslims are used to spend observe fast on 9th and 10th Muharram as well as they also hold majalis and public gatherings in the grief of Hazrat Imam.
  6. Death Anniversay of death of Hazrat Ammasaheb Bibi Habiba Qadri: Hazrat Ammasaheb Bibi Habiba Qadri was died on 1st Muharram in India in 1235 AH.
  7. Birthdate of Bahá’u’lláh: Bahá’u’lláh who was known as founder of the Bahá’í Faith born on 2nd Muharram in in 1235 AH.
  8. No Water For Hussain: Hussain and his followers got deprived from water on 7th Muharram on the instructions of Yazid
  9. Birth of Muhammad Sirajuddin Naqshbandi: Islamic scholar Khwaja Muhammad Sirajuddin Naqshbandi was born on 15th Muharram in 1297 AH.
  10. Death of Zayn al-Abidin: Zayn al-Abidin who was fourth Shia Imam was died on 25th Muharram in 95 AH (714 AD)
  11. Death of Maytham ibn Yahyā: Maytham ibn Yahyā who was loyal companion of Hazrat Imam (RA) was killed on 27th
  12. Death of Ashraf Jahangir Semnani: A great Sufi saint was died on 28th Muharram in 808 AH (1405 AD) in India.
  13. Urs of Baba Fariduddin Ganjsakkar: The urs of great sufi saint is used to celebrate for six days in Muharram.


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