Thursday November 15, 2018

Ashura 2012


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Ahmed Rabea

Ashura for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Friday, November 23rd ending on sundown of Saturday, November 24th.


Ashura falls on the 10th day of the 1st month of Muharram on the Islamic lunar calendar. For Shia Muslims the day commemorates the death of Husayn ibn Ali and for Sunni Muslims the day relates to when Moses and his followers fled Egypt and where saved by God separating the Red Sea.


More information on Ashura. (Dates, Customs and History for Ashura)

Ashura
Name(s):Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar

How many days to Ashura 2012?

Friday, November 23rd is the 327 day of the 2012 calendar year with -5 years, -11 months, -22 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2012.


November 2012 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Nov 1All Saints' Day 2012Christian-2205
Nov 2All Souls Day 2012Christian-2204
Nov 4Daylight Saving Time - ends 2012Daylight Saving-2202
Nov 11Veterans Day 2012Federal Holiday-2195
Nov 13Diwali 2012Hindu -2193
Nov 14Muharram 2012Muslim-2192
Nov 22Thanksgiving Day 2012Federal Holiday-2184
Nov 23Black Friday 2012Observance-2183
Nov 25Ashura 2012Muslim-2181
Nov 26Cyber Monday 2012Observance-2180

Ashura by Year

Related Holidays in 2012

Federal Holidays 2012



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