Shia Muslims

IN PICS -- Mourning, music and meditation: Shias and Sunnis observe Muharram

Muharram, also known as Ashura or 'Youm-e-Ashura', marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year. The 10th day of Muharram falls on 10th September this year. Muharram is also considered to be the holiest of all months after Ramzan.

published on : 10th September 2019

Why Muslims mourn on Muharram, here are scenes across India

Muharram is one of the four sacred months for Muslims, when Imam Hussain Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad got killed.

published on : 21st September 2018