Muharram for the year 2007 starts on Saturday, January 20th and ends on Saturday, February 17th. Because the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar with days starting at sunset, the holiday begins at sunset of the previous day on Friday, January 19th.
Muharram is the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first day of Muharram is considered by many Muslims as the start of the New year for Islam. This day is not a public holiday so government and business offices will be open depending on the day. Celebrated on the 10th day of Muharram is Ashura, a day of reflection and fasting.
Days to Muharram 2007
Saturday, January 20th is day number 20 of the 2007 calendar year with -13 years, -6 months, -25 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2007.