Wednesday November 20, 2019

Ashura 2016


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
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Ashura for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Tuesday, October 11th ending on sundown of Wednesday, October 12th.


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 2016

Tuesday, October 11th is day number 285 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -1 month, -9 days until Ashura 2016.


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

Dates for Ashura

HolidayDateDays to Go
Ashura 2018 Friday, September 21, 2018 -425
Ashura 2019 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -71
Ashura 2020 Saturday, August 29, 2020 283
Ashura 2021 Thursday, August 19, 2021 638
Ashura 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022 992
Ashura 2023 Friday, July 28, 2023 1346


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