Al-Hijra / Muharram

Oct 2nd - Oct 30th

Suggested by Gleek123 on Dec 16th

The Muslim New Year is a cultural event which some Muslims partake on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic Calendar. The Muslim New Year has no religious significance, but still many Muslims use the day to remember the life of the Prophet Muhammad and the Hijra to the city now known as Medina. To find out more, check out the BBC Al-Hijra article.

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