Ten important points on Muharram
- Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar.
- The meaning of Muharram in Forbidden.
- It is the second holiest month after Ramadan.
- The 10th day of Muharram is known as Ashura.
- Muslim observe fast on 9th and 10th of Muharram.
- Hazrat Imam Hussain sacrificed his life in Karbala on 10th of Muharram.
- Processions take place to remember the martyrdom of Imam Hussain.
- The battle of Karbala is known to stand against evil.
- According to Islamic traditions Moses wins over Pharaon on this day.
- “Tazia” is also taken out on this occasion in many parts of subcontinents.