Archive for January 9th, 2008

(Jan 09) Tonight we're observing . . .  Muharram (Islamic New Year)

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Muharram (Al-Hijra – Islamic New Year – begins at sundown)
The Islamic New Year begins on the first day of the first month (Muharram) of the Islamic calendar and is known as 1 Muharram. It is generally observed with quiet reflection and prayers.

sources:
New Year on the Net - When January 1st isn’t New Year’s Day
Al-Hijra: Islamic New Year

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