Monday June 17, 2019

Muharram 2021


Muslim procession celebrating Muharram in Allahabad, India.Muslim procession celebrating Muharram in Allahabad, India.

Muharram for the year 2021 starts on Tuesday, August 10th and ends on Tuesday, September 7th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, August 9th.


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.


Tuesday, August 10th is day number 222 of the 2021 calendar year with 2 years, 1 month, 24 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2021.


More information on Muharram. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Muharram
Name(s):Muharram, Al-Hijra
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:First month of the Islamic calendar

August 2021 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Aug 1 - SunFriendship Day 2021Observance775
Sep 9 - ThursGanesh Chaturthi 2021Hindu814
Aug 10 - TuesMuharram 2021Muslim784
Aug 15 - SunAssumption of Mary 2021Christian789
Aug 19 - ThursNational Aviation Day 2021Observance793
Aug 19 - ThursAshura 2021Muslim793
Aug 21 - SatRaksha Bandhan 2021Hindu795
Aug 21 - SatSenior Citizens Day 2021Observance795
Aug 26 - ThursWomen's Equality Day 2021Observance800
Aug 29 - SunKrishna Janmashtami 2021Hindu803

Muharram by Year



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