Awal Muharam 1433H
Maal Hijrah or Awal Muharam is celebrated in Malaysia. Awal means beginning in English and Muharram is the name of the first month in the Muslim calendar. The Islamic year begins with Muharram, the first month of the Hijri Calendar. The start of Muslim year coincides with Prophet Muhammad’s journey from Mecca to Medina on the first of Muharram in 622AD.
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