Muḥarram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. Muharram 2023 starts from 19 July to 17 August 2023. It is one of the four sacred months of the year when warfare is forbidden. The Tenth day of Muharram is known as the Day of Ashura
The Islamic calendar is lunar and months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. The Islamic calendar year has 354 or 355 days in a year, which is 11 to 12 days shorter than the Gregorian calendar. The Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar based on the earth's revolution around the sun.
In the month of Muharram, one should worship Allah a lot. For information, worship of Allah should be done at all times and while sleeping or awake. There is no particular month or day for the worship of Allah. The worship of Allah can be done by the method of spiritual practice prescribed by the true spiritual saint, who is said to be Bakhbar in Surat Al-Furqan 25:59 of the Quran . Muharram, a famous mourning celebration celebrated in Muslim society, is based only on folk beliefs. Hazrat Muhammad ji never said that one should shed blood for Allah or hurt oneself. Nor is there any evidence of this in the holy scriptures of Muslim society
Fasting on first Muharram is highly recommended to seek fulfillment of needs