Saturday, 23 September 2017

Historical significance of Ashura (10th Muharram)


The start of Muslims new Hijri calendar with the holy month of Muharram. It is a 1st holy month in Hijri calendar that begins with the sighting of the new moon. Muharram is well thought-out to be illegal to fight because it is one of the 4th sacred months. After the Ramadan, it is a most important holy month in the Hijri calendar.

Prophet (PBUH) grandson, Hazrat Imam Husain was cruelly annihilated lengthwise with his family and supporters on the 10th day of Muharram, this is called Ashura. The Day of Ashura is pragmatic with great sadness and grief. if you want to go for umrah in holy months you can contact with umrahexperts they have Best Ramadan umrah packages 2018.

Significant Events regarding Ashura 

There are many other incidents which occurred on the Day of Ashura. Therefore, this day has a special place in the history of Islam. Some important events have occurred including the incident of
Hazrat Imam Husain.

• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Adam (AS) and Hazrat Hawa were created.
• On the Day of Ashura, Tauba of Hazrat Adam (AS) was accepted.
• On the Day of Ashura, Ark of Hazrat Noah (AS) came on land.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) acknowledged the rank of Khalil Ullah.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Yaqoob (AS) met with Hazrat Yusuf (AS) after 40 years.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Idrees (AS) was raised up into the skies.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Ayyub (AS) recovered his health.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Yonas (AS) was free from the stomach of the fish.
• On the Day of Ashura, Tauba of Hazrat Dawood (As) was accepted.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Suleman (AS) acknowledged his Kingdom.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat ESA (AS) was raised up into skies.
• On the Day of Ashura, Ark of Hazrat Noah (AS) came on land.
• On the Day of Ashura, Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) made Nikah to Hazrat Khadija
• On this day Qayamat will occur.

The Namaz of Ashura 

Prophet (PBUH) said that,

“The one who performs 4 Rakat’s of prayer on the Day of Ashura in this way that Allah will forgive 50 years of his sins and he will have blessed with a pulpit of Noor, but he reads the entire Surah Ikhlas 11 times after Surah Fatiha in every Rakat.” (Nuzhatul Majalis, Vol.1, Pg.181)

Fasting on Ashura

To keep fast on the Day of Ashura is well-intentioned of countless reward. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) used to even fast on 10th Muharram and said that, “You too should fast in this day” This is a reason that we should not only fast on 10th but also on the 9th of Muharram and you get the “Historical significance of Ashura”. You should respect the days of Muharram as well.
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