The Nawruz Festival | Ismaili Web Amaana

The Nawruz Festival | Ismaili Web Amaanaby ‘Allamah Nasir al-din “Nasir” Hunza’i

Nawruz literally means the new day. This day means the day of the festival which is celebrated at the beginning of spring and the arrival of the new year, in which Aries faces the sun and from this day is counted the new solar year of the Egyptians and the Iranians. The Nawruz festival is among the oldest festivals of the world, and according to reliable reports, some important historical events and religious victories also happened on this day. Thus, it is narrated that approximately 4200 years ago it was on the occasion of the Nawruz festival that Hazrat Ibrahim broke the royal idols of Iraq and Hazrat Musa, in his time on the same day, gave a crushing defeat to the magicians of Pharoah which event we would like to authenticate in the light of the Qur’an, in the following:

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