The Hijri New Season, also known as Islamic year or Hijrah / Hijriah (Arabic: رأس السنة الهجرية Ras as-Sanah al-Hijriyah) is the day that represents the starting of a new Islamic season, and is the day on which the season depend is incremented. The first day of the season is noticed on the first day of Muharram, the first 30 days in the Islamic schedule.
The occasion also remember the loss of life of the Prophet Muhammad’s son Imam Hussein who, along with his close relatives and supporters, was martyred by Umayyad Caliph Yazid I in the Fight of Karbala in 680 on the 10th day of Muharram. This is famous by Shi’a Muslims with community enactments of sadness.
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