If you are interested to know the Muharram ul Haram Date 2021 then you are on the right platform. The expected of Muharram is 18th and 19th August in Pakistan. It will be 9th and 10th Muharram respectively.
However, the exact date depends on the sighting of the moon. Moreover, the other name for 10th Muharram is Youm-e-Ashura. Ashura came from Arabic which means ‘tenth’. Therefore It celebrates on the 10th day of Moharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar.
It is a public holiday worldwide. Muslims celebrate this occasion but according to their way. As they categorized themselves into different groups. Both Shia and Sunni Muslims celebrated Ashura. Government offices and almost all businesses are closed on Ashura. But this month is among the 4 venerated moths of Islam. Because fighting is forbidden in these months.
Muharram ul Haram Fasting
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to fast on Ashura. He(PBUH) also advised His companions to fast on this day. It is a blessing. But it is not obligatory for Muslims to fast on every condition. If they fast they will get the reward of it. Fasting during this month is highly rewarding after the month of Ramadan.
Many Islamic events occurred in Muharram. However, the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) is highly specific. Rallies and processions pay tribute to the family and grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on the 10th of Muharram. The scholars of Islam describe the importance of this month in mosques and Imambargah. People not only organize the events on small levels but also on large scale. People arrange food and water supply at every short distance on this day.
The New Islamic year is starting from 9th August, according to the English calendar 2021. So the day of Ashura will be after the starting of the first Islamic month. Muharram ul Haram Date 2021 will be18th and 19th August. On this day the Shia Muslim Community solace on the death of Hussain Ibn Ali who died during the Karbala War. Karbala is the pilgrim center in Iraq.