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The Month of Muharram

The Month of Muharram

By Mufti Taqi Usmani Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Quran says, “The number of the months according to Allah is twelve (mentioned) in the Book of Allah on the day He created heavens and the […]

Islamic New Year 1440 Hijrah

Islamic New Year 1440 Hijrah

The Islamic New Year  is the day that marks the beginning of a new  Islamic calendar year.  It is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of  Muharram, the first month in the  Islamic calendar. This is the year 1440 A.H

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