When is Muharram (मुहर्रम) in 2016
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Muharram (मुहर्रम) in 2016 will be observed on Saturday, 1st October.
As per Islamic calendar, Muharram (मुहर्रम) marks the beginning of the New year. It is the first month of the Islamic year.
The first day of Muharram (मुहर्रम) is celebrated by Muslims with utmost enthusiasm and devotion. Muslim community all over the world celebrate this day in order to remember the martyrdom of the prophet Mohammed’s grandson- Hazrat Imam Hussein. The festival is celebrated on the same day according to Islamic calendar. Whereas dates according to Gregorian calendar drift almost 11 days earlier than the previous year. However, Muharram (मुहर्रम) in 2016 will begin on Saturday, 1st October.
According to Islamic beliefs, Muharram (मुहर्रम) is one of the four most sacred months of the year. It is celebrated In all Muslim communities of the world. Huge processions are carried out amongst the Muslim communities in the world. Carrying out Tazias (glittering replicas of Martyr’s tomb) is the most important ritual of the festival. Tazias of Lucknow and Hyderabad are best known for their splendor. The grandest of the celebrations can be seen in Jaipur, Delhi, Agra, Lucknow and Hyderabad. The procession are not meant for weak hearted people, because you expect to see wounded and bloodied people on the streets.