Muharram is the first month, which marks the beginning of a new year in the Islamic calendar. Muslims all across the world begin the Islamic New Year with the month of Muharram. The month of Muharram is considered the second most holy month after Ramzan. The tenth day of Muharram is known as the Day of Ashura. On this, as part of the Mourning of Muharram, Shia Muslims and Sunni Muslims practice faqa (partial fasting) on Ashura. Ashura is the day when Imam Hussein Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad was martyred. Since then, the Muslim community mourns the death of Imam Hussein and his relatives. Warfare and Celebrating all Joyous Events are Forbidden in This Period. For More Such Information, Stay Connected to Spark TV.