Importance of Muharram: the First Month of the Islamic New Year

Importance of Muharram

Benefits Within the Islamic New Year As the first month of the Islamic calendar, the importance of Muharram is profound. The Hijri calendar is lunar and consists of 12 months. Four of these twelve months are sacred: Dhul Qaeda, Dhul Hijjah, Muharram, and Rajab.   “Indeed, the number of months ordained by Allah is twelve—in […]