Meaning: The word
"Muharram" means "Forbidden." Even before Islam,
this month was always known as a scared month in
which all unlawful acts were forbidden, prominently
the shedding of blood.
Blessing: There are
many bounties of this month, especially on 10th of
10th of Muharram: On
this day he who spends more lavishly for the sake of
his family members, Allah Ta'aalaa will bestow
blessing upon the sustenance of the following year.
Abu Qataada (R.A.)
has related that the Prophet
has reported to have said, It is my thought that by
fasting on the 10th of Muharram Allah Ta'aalaa will
pardon the sins of the past year. (Tirmizi)
Prior To Islam
Adam (pbuh) was born and entered the Paradise on
10th of Muharram.
2. Prophet Ayyub (pbuh) was cured from his
3. A way was made in the sea for Bani Israel.
4. Prophet Suleman (pbuh) was ordained King.
5. The oceans and heavens were
Hussain (R.A.) was martyred in this month.
Tirmizi & Haakim has narrated from Anas (R.A)
that the following verse:
forgive thee of thy sins that which is past and
that which is to come . . ."
(Qur'an Al-Fath 48:2)
was revealed on the 10th of Muharram.
3. The Prophet Muhammed
went to defeat Bani Muhaarin and Bani Tha'laba
(Tribes of Bani Gatfan) in the year 4 A.H.
will take place on the 10th of Muharram.