Ashura for the year 2009 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Tuesday, January 6th ending sundown of Wednesday, January 7th and also sundown Saturday, December 26th ending on sundown of Sunday, December 27th. Ashura which follows the moon cycle in the Islamic(Moon calendar - 354 days to 355 days) calendar is celebrated twice this Gregorian(Sun calendar - 365 days) calendar year.
Ashura marks the 10th day of the 1st month of Muharram on the Islamic lunar calendar. The day commemorates for Shia Muslims the death of Husayn ibn Ali who was the grandson of Muhammad in the Battle of Karbala of October 10, 680 CE. For Sunni Muslims the day relates to when Moses and his followers fled Egypt and where saved by God separating the Red Sea.
Days to Ashura 2009
Tuesday, January 6th is day number 6 of the 2009 calendar year with -11 years, -9 months, -21 days until Ashura 2009.
|Name(s):||Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot|
|When:||10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
Saturday, December 26th is day number 360 of the 2009 calendar year with -10 years, -10 months, -1 day until Ashura 2009.
Dates for Ashura
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Ashura 2019||Tuesday, September 10, 2019||-413|
|Ashura 2020||Saturday, August 29, 2020||-59|
|Ashura 2021||Thursday, August 19, 2021||296|
|Ashura 2022||Monday, August 08, 2022||650|
|Ashura 2023||Friday, July 28, 2023||1004|
|Ashura 2024||Wednesday, July 17, 2024||1359|