Category: Islamic New Year

Islamic New Year – A Time of Prayer and Reflection

Islamic New Year – A Time of Prayer and Reflection   The Islamic New Year 2013 has started in the evening of Sunday, November 3rd and will end in the evening of Monday, November 4th. This day marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year and the first day of Muharram, which is one of the four sacred months of the year. Usually the Muslims fast during the 10th day of Muharram, but also on the 9th and 11th days. It Is common for the mosques to offer nazar, or free meals and the Mulsim communities in other countries ... Read more