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.
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|Name(s):||Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot|
|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 1||All Saints' Day 2012||Christian||-2205|
|Nov 2||All Souls Day 2012||Christian||-2204|
|Nov 4||Daylight Saving Time - ends 2012||Daylight Saving||-2202|
|Nov 11||Veterans Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2195|
|Nov 13||Diwali 2012||Hindu||-2193|
|Nov 14||Muharram 2012||Muslim||-2192|
|Nov 22||Thanksgiving Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2184|
|Nov 23||Black Friday 2012||Observance||-2183|
|Nov 25||Ashura 2012||Muslim||-2181|
|Nov 26||Cyber Monday 2012||Observance||-2180|