Significance and Historical past of the Month of Muharram in Islam
Muharram is the primary month in Islamic calendar which is among the 4 sanctified months that talked about in Holy Quran. Allah Almighty says in Holy Quran: “Certainly, the variety of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months within the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of those, 4 are sacred. That’s the appropriate faith, so don’t incorrect yourselves throughout them” (Quran 9:36). All of ought to attempt to keep away from sins and extra deal with good deeds for getting the higher reward in these sanctified months.
Within the month of Muharram, Allah Almighty lets His blessings go unbound and the worships of Muslims are given some further credit score by Him. On this Holy month conflict and bloodshed have been prohibited. Muharram is the holy month during which supplications are readily answered by Allah. All prayers are heard and all wants are fulfilled if one prays sincerely with an open coronary heart. The month is so blessed by Allah (SWT) that He declared the month of Muharram as His month and named it because the Month of Allah.
Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) mentioned about this Holy month: “The perfect fasts after the fasts of Ramadan are these of the month of Muharram” (Muslim). The hadith talked about above signifies that the fasts within the month of Muharram are most rewardable ones among the many Nafl fasts i.e. the fasts one observes out of his personal alternative with out being compulsory on him. It isn’t needed that one need to quick for the entire month of Muharram every quick throughout this month has its personal benefit. Due to this fact, one ought to avail of this chance as a lot as he/she will.
The month of Muharram has additionally significance as a result of on 10th day of Muharram Hazrat Imam Hussein ibn Ali (RA) who’s the son of Ali (RA) and Fatima (RA) and grandson of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) with 72 of his followers martyred within the battle of Karbala by the forces of Yazid who’s the Umayyad caliph of that point. Muslims keep in mind Hazrat Imam Hussein (AS) and his followers on this holy month of Muharram. Hazrat Musa (AS) and his followers additionally attained victory over Egyptian pharaoh and his troopers who drowned within the Purple Sea on 10th of Muharram and Musa (AS) fasted on today.
On this holy month, Hazrat Adam and Bibi Hawa have been created. The month of Muharram has nice significance in Islam as this holy month is stuffed with virtues and blessings and needs to be celebrated based on the spirit of this month. Could Almighty Allah bless our beloved Prophet (SAW) and His household and provides us the energy to comply with the Sunnah of Muhammad (SAW)! Ameen