SNMC Spiritual: The month of Muharram

SNMC Spiritual: Let us prepare ourselves for the month of Muharram, 1st month of Hijra Calendar.

The fast of Ashura is in the month of Muharram, and it is sufficient virtue for this month to know that Allah aligned the month of Muharram with His own name. Abu Hurayrah (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) narrates that the Prophet Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “The best of fasting after Ramaḍān is fasting during Allāh’s month, Muharram.”[3] Muharram is one of the four sacred months about which Allāh stated: “Indeed, the number of months with Allāh is twelve months in the register of Allāh [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them…”[4]