Important events in Muharram-ul-Haraam

1st Muharram-ul-Haraam Day of passing of Umar Farooq-e-A’zam

The second caliph, Ameer-ul-Mu’mineen, Sayyiduna Umar Farooq-e-A’zam رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ عَـنْهُ was buried on the first of Muharram-ul-Haraam 24 AH. (For further information, see ‘Monthly Magazine Faizan-e-Madinah Muharram-ul-Haraam 1439, 1440 and 1441 AH editions).

10th Muharram-ul-Haraam and Sayyiduna Aadam عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام

Sayyiduna Adam عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام was born on the day of ‘Ashura (i.e. 10th Muharram-ul-Haraam). He was given entry into Paradise on this day and his repentance was accepted on this day. (Mukashafah-tul-Quloob, p. 311, summarised)

10th Muharram-ul-Haraam and the incident of Karbala

The Grandson of the Prophet, the rider of the shoulders of Mustafa, the high ranking Imam, Sayyiduna Imam Husayn رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ عَـنْهُ and his companions were martyred in the field of Karbala on 10th Muharram 61 AH. (For further information, see ‘Monthly Magazine Faizan-e-Madinah’ Muharram-ul-Haraam 1439, 1440 and 1441 AH editions).

14th Muharram-ul-Haraam Passing away of Mufti-e-A’zam Hind

The Prince of A’la Hadrat, Sayyiduna Mufti-e-A’zam Hind, ‘Allamah Maulana Mufti Muhammad Mustafa Raza Khan Noori رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَلَيْه passed away on 14th Muharram-ul-Haraam 1402 AH in Bareilly, India. (Jahan-e-Mufti-e-A’zam Hind, p. 130)

18th Muharram-ul-Haraam Passing away of Mufti-e-Dawat-e-Islami

The (late) Rukn of Dawat-e-Islami’s Markazi Majlis-e-Shura, the commentator of the Holy Quran, Mufti of Dawat-e-Islami, Hafiz Haji Muhammad Farooq Attari Madani رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَلَيْه passed away on 18th Muharram-ul-Haraam 1427 AH. (For further information, see ‘Monthly Magazine Faizan-e-Madinah Muharram-ul-Haraam 1439, 1440 and 1441 AH editions).

14th or 15th AH Muharram-ul-Haraam Battle of Al-Qaadisiyah

The Battle of Al-Qaadisiyah took place on the 14th or 15th Muharram-ul-Haraam during the caliphate of Sayyiduna Umar Farooq-e-A’zam رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ عَـنْهُ, in which more than 10,000 Muslims fought against around 120,000 Iranian non-believers for four days. Allah Almighty gave the Muslims a great victory and assistance. (For further information, see ‘Faizan-e-Farooq-e-A’zam’, vol. 2, pp. 668 - 676).

Muharram-ul-Haraam 63 AH Battle of Al-Harrah

Two years after the incident of Karbala, in Muharram-ul-Haraam 63 AH, the wretched Yazeed invaded Madinah-tul-Munawwarah to try and establish his rule there and with much brutality, martyred 10,000 common people, including 700 prominent Sahabah رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ عَـنْهُم.

(For further information, see ‘Monthly Magazine Faizan-e-Madinah, Muharram-ul-Haraam 1440 AH edition).

May Allah Almighty have mercy on all the pious people mentioned above and may we be forgiven without accountability for their sake.

اٰمِیْن بِجَاہِ النَّبِیِّ الْاَمِیْن صلَّی اللہ علیہ واٰلہٖ وسلَّم

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