It is the opening month of the Islamic year and one of the four months declared as sacred by Allah. The month is one of mourning and sorrow. In this month on the tenth day ‘Ashura’ 61 AH (680 CE), Imam Husayn (pbuh), his family, relatives and companions were martyred. Majalis are held in this month to commemorate the tragedy of Karbala, reminding us that the values of Islam as taught by the Prophet (pbuh) must be maintained in their original form. Read More Listen to audio Recognising the Rabb of Husayn pbuh – Moral Stories
Events of the Month of Muharram
Imam Husayn (pbuh), his family and companions arrive in Karbala 60 A.H.
Umar bin Sa’ad arrives in Karbala with four thousand soldiers
Access to water is denied
ASHURA 61 A.H.
The women and children with Imam Sajjad (pbuh) from Karbala to Kufa.
Imam Sajjad (pbuh) death anniversary, buried in Baqee’