Ashura for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, October 12.
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|
|When:||10 Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ashura 2016?
There are -1 year, -10 months, -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2016.