What is 9th and 10th Muharram?

What is 9th and 10th Muharram?

9th and 10th Muharram, also known as Ashura, is observed every year in Pakistan. People observe Ashura to commemorate and mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain A.S. and his companions in Karbala. Imam Hussain was the grandson of Prophet (SAWW).

What happened on 9th day of Muharram?

On the ninth day of Muharram, also known as taasuaa, the troops of Yazid besieged the tents belonging to Imam Hossein’s companions. On the day of aashooraa, a harsh battle, or nabard, took place, during which Imam Hossein and his companions were martyred in an unjust manner.

Why is Muharram observed?

The significance of Muharram: The month of Muharram is extremely holy for the Muslim community and Shia Muslims mourn the death of Imam Hussein and his family on this day of sorrow. They respect their sacrifice and pray in abundance as well as refrain from all joyous events.

Why do Sunnis fast on 9th and 10th Muharram?

Wanting his followers to show the same gratitude to Allah, Prophet Muhammad decided to observe a two-day fast, one on the day of Ashura and the day prior that is the 9th and 10th days of Muharram. These are the traditional customs of Sunni Muslims.

What is the importance of 10th Muharram?

The 10th day of Muharram, called Ashura, is an important day for Muslims. It marks the day Nuh (Noah) left the Ark, and the day that Prophet Musa (Moses) was saved from the Pharaoh of Egypt by God, crossing the Red Sea with his people. Sunni and Shia Muslims mark Muharram differently.

What is the 10th of Muharram?

10 Muharram: Referred to as the Day of Ashurah (lit. “the Tenth”), the day on which Husayn ibn Ali was martyred in the Battle of Karbala. Shia Muslims spend the day in mourning, while Sunni Muslims fast on this day, commemorating the rescue of the Israelites by Musa (Moses) from Pharaoh.

What happened 6th Muharram?

6th of Muharram. Today is remembered as the day of Hazrat Ali Asghar youngest son of Imam Hussain A.S. According to history books he was only six months old in Karbala. On the day of Ashura when everyone from companions and family of Imam Hussain A.S. martyred and he became the only male in his camp.

  • August 12, 2022