Islamic New Year 2021: Muharram, considered the second holiest month after Ramadan, marks the start of the Islamic New Year . Also knows because the Hijri New Year , this year it’ll begin within the second week of August.
The Islamic calendar consists of 12 months and 354 or 355 days, it’s approximately 11 days shorter than the Gregorian calendar . While the Muslim calendar commences with Muharram, it ends with Dhul al-Hijjah.
The New Year has been observed by Muslims everywhere the planet since 622 AD. it’s believed that this is often when Prophet Mohammed had migrated from Mecca to Medina to flee religious persecution. The upcoming New Year are going to be mentioned as Hijri 1443 AH (Anno Hegirae in Latin or the year of the Hijra). It means it’s been 1443 years since Prophet Mohammed’s migration.
Islamic New Year Date
According to the Astronomy Centre’s calculations, the primary day of the New Year in 2021 will fall on Tuesday, August 10, in most parts of the planet . August 9 are going to be the 29th of Dhul Qadah, the last month within the Islamic calendar , in India.
The Muharram month in India and other parts of the planet will begin from August 10, if the complete moon is seen on August 9. However, if the moon isn’t sighted on August 9, Muharram will begin from August 11.
Significance of the Islamic New Year
Islamic New Year is taken into account a time for prayer and reflection on the sacrifices that led to the start of the religion . For Shia Muslims, it’s a solemn period because it begins the ten days of mourning leading up to the Day of Ashoura. They mourn the death of Husayn Ibn Ali al-Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, who died at the Battle of Karbala in 680 AD. He died on the 10th day of Muharram.
Wishes for Islamic New Year
Here are some wishes that you simply can send to your loved ones to celebrate Islamic New Year:
*As the Hijri New Year begins, allow us to pray that it’ll be a year filled with peace, happiness and abundance of latest friends. May Allah bless you throughout the New Year .
*I pray for you and your family’s happiness and well-being. May you all have a tremendous year ahead. Happy New Hijri Year!
*May all the praises and thanks be to Allah. To whom belongs all that’s in heavens & the world . Have a blessed Muharram!
*Sending you prayers for you and your family’s well being. Happy Hijri New Year .
*May Allah shower you with gifts of affection , bravery, wisdom, contentment, health, patience and cleanliness this Al-Hijri.
*May this New Year brings tons of peace, prosperity and happiness to the planet . May Allah protect us.
*Happy Islamic New Year to all or any . May this New Year bring tons of peace, prosperity & happiness to the planet . May Allah protect us.