Muharram moves from year to year when compared with the Gregorian calendar. Muharram is so called because it is unlawful to fight during this month; the word is derived from the word haram, meaning “forbidden”. It is held to be the most sacred of all the months, excluding Ramadan. Some Muslims fast during these days. The tenth day of Muharram is called Yaumu Ashurah, which is known by Shia Muslims as ‘the day of grief.
May all of us be blessed in this new year. Lets forgive and seek forgiveness of all mistake that we made . May all of us be given all the great things in life in the coming year.
Some Sunni Muslims fast during this day, because Prophet Musa and his people obtained a victory over the Egyptian Pharoah on this 10th day of moharram,according to them Prophet Muhammad asked Muslims to fast on this day, and also a day extra either before or after, so that they are not similar to Jews.Fasting differs among the Muslim groupings,mainstream Shia Muslims stop eating and drinking during sunlight hours and do not eat until late afternoon. Sunni Muslims also fast during Muharram for the first 10 days of Muharram, just the tenth day or on both the ninth and tenth days; the exact term depending on the individual.