Muharram a day not for joy but a day of mourning- holy indeed
the first month of the Islamic calendar The word adjective
Means “banned, barred, forbidden, illegal, illicit, impermissible,
Prohibited, unlawful, unpermitted, unauthorized or even taboo”.
The month sacred during which warfare is forbidden. held to be
The second holiest month, after Ramaḍān.
True Muslims take care of their unfortunate brethren poor
And feed them when they break their fast- noble gesture!
The tenth day of Muharram is the Day of Ashura, part of
The Mourning of Muharram fasting. Muhammad asked Muslims
To fast on this day and on the day prior, the Day of Tasu’a.
Shia Muslims mourn the death of Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī and his family,
Honoring the martyrs by prayer and abstinence from joyous events.