Muharram Muḥarram (Arabic: ٱلْمُحَرَّم‎) is the first month of the Islamic calendar. The general meaning of the adjective means “banned, barred, forbidden, illegal, illicit, impermissible, prohibited, unlawful, unpermitted, unauthorized. It is one of the four sacred months of the year during which warfare is forbidden. It is held to be the second holiest month,...