AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): As the Islamic lunar calendar ushers in a new year, Muslims worldwide observe Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year.
Muharram 2023 is just around the corner, and it holds profound historical and religious significance for Muslims. Let's delve into the date, history, significance, and other details surrounding this solemn occasion.
Muharram 2023 is going to begin on July 19, following the sighting of the new moon. The month is observed for 29 or 30 days. During Muharram, Muslims engage in various religious activities.
Muharram commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and his loyal companions at the Battle of Karbala in 680 AD. The battle symbolized the struggle between justice and oppression.
Imam Hussein's refusal to pledge allegiance to the tyrannical ruler Yazid ultimately led to his sacrifice for the principles of truth, justice, and standing against tyranny.
Muharram teaches Muslims important lessons of bravery and unwavering commitment to justice. It serves as a reminder of the responsibility to stand against oppression, uphold the truth, and fight for social justice.
As Muslims prepare to observe Muharram 2023, they remember the sacrifice of Imam Hussein and his companions, drawing inspiration from their unwavering commitment to justice.
Muharram serves as a time of reflection, mourning, and recommitment to the principles of Islam. Through these observances, Muslims reaffirm their dedication to upholding truth, justice, and compassion in their lives and communities.