Thursday, 25 January 2018

The Blessings of the Holy Month of Muharram


As all Muslims know that the Islamic Calendar consist of 12 months and all months have different significance and importance. Every Muslim is familiar with sacred months and knows the way they are popular or what story is behind these months. Now, see the list of the Holy Months given below,

Muharram 
Safar 
Rabi ul Awwal
Rabi ul Sani
Jamadi ul Awwal
Jamadi ul Sani
Rajab
Shaban
Ramzan
Shiwal
Zi Qad
Zill Hajj 

The first and holy month of the Islamic Calendar is Muharram and its significance mentioned in the various Hadiths and Quranic Verses. Now, let us see the importance of Muharram, which is given below,

Blessedness in the Light of Quran

The month of Muharram is blessed month and Allah mentioned in the Quran as well and Says that,
“The number of months in the vision of Allah is 12, so intended by Him the day He shaped the skies and the earth, of the four, are blessed, that is the straight usage. So, erroneous not yourselves within and fight the pagans all composed as they fight you all together. But know that Allah is with those who confine themselves.” (Quran 9:36)

Fasting in the Days of Muharram 

To get more rewarded, keep fasting in the special days of Muharram and therefore, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) said that,

“The finest of fasting after Ramzan is fasting Allah’s month of Muharram.” (Muslim)

The Important Day of Ashura 

This day is celebrated on the 10th of Muharram. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) already known about this day and Hazrat Ibn Abbas said that about the Prophet (PBUH)’s fasting on the Day of Ashura,

“I never saw the Holy Prophet (PBUH) of Allah so intense to fast any day and give it importance at any other time than the Day of Ashura and the month of Ramzan.” (Bukhari)

The above-mentioned Hadith shows that the Messenger of Allah always kept fasting on the Day of Ashura which is second most blessed fasting after the month of Ramzan. In another Hadith, the Prophet (PBUH) said that,  

“This fast is a reward for the (slight) evils of the previous year.” (Muslim)

So, keep fasting on the Day of Ashura and remove your past sins. The more blessed thing is that to keep fasting on the holy places of Saudi Arabia with 5 Star Ramadan umrah Cheap Packages and complete the Sunnah and get a reward. 

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