masjid nabawi

History of the Four Imams of Islam

The Imam is an Arabic word which means ‘to stand in front of’. It is usually taken in terms of leadership. There is a different understanding of the concept of Imam in different Islamic groups. However, the majority of the Muslims see Imam as an appointment of Muslim leadership. An Imam may lead; a prayer […]

day of ashura muharram

History of 10th of Muharram

This is first month in the Islamic calendar. As the name ‘haram’ suggests, it’s a sacred month of Muharram among others i.e. Rajab, Zil-qadh, and Zilhaj. The virtues of this sacred month have not only been celebrated by the Muslims, but also the followers of other major religions like the Judaism and Christianity. The pagans, Jews, […]