Tuesday October 16, 2018

Ashura 2015

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 2015 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Friday, October 23rd ending on sundown of Saturday, October 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)

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 2015?

Friday, October 23rd is the 295 day of the 2015 calendar year with -2 years, -11 months, -24 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2015.

Ashura by Year

Related Holidays in 2015

Federal Holidays 2015