20th Safar, Chehlam Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S)
20th Safar, 40 days after the day of Ashura when
Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) and his companions
were killed by Yazidi troops in 61 Hijri,
is honored nationwide with religious fervor
and tight security as the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam
Hussain (A.S) and other Karbala martyrs. 20th Safar
Millions of Muslims travel to Karbala, Iraq each year to
perform Ziyarat Arbaeen at the shrine of Hazrat Imam Hussain
(Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him).
But one of the biggest annual public gatherings is the Arbaeen Walk or Pilgrimage.
From Basra or Najaf, people of all ages and backgrounds,
including women and children, go a long way to Karbala.
During Chehlum or Arbaeen Date 2022, the Iraqi government
and private groups make preparations for the pilgrims
and offer them the required services. 20th Safar
Other than Iraq, Muslims worldwide, including
those in Pakistan, mark the day with fervor.
Processions and Majalis are planned throughout the nation’s cities.
Ulema preach on the sacrifices made for Islam
by Hazrat Imam Hussain (Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him) and his associates.
On that day, Muslims perform good activities
and give Nawafil prayers in order to please Allah. 20th Safar
The anticipated date for other Arab nations in 2022 is the 20th Safar.
You can find information about the anticipated dates for
the Chehlum 2022 in Pakistan and other nations on this page.
The final determination of the Ruet e Hilal
or moon sighting determines Islamic dates.
To check the anticipated dates of additional Islamic events,
you can also visit the Hijri or Islamic Calendar 2022.
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