Tuesday February 27, 2024

Ashura 2016


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
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Ashura
Tuesday October 11
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Halloween Day
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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 -7 years, -4 months, -16 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 2023 Tuesday, August 29, 2023 -182
Ashura 2024 Monday, August 19, 2024 174
Ashura 2025 Friday, August 08, 2025 528
Ashura 2026 Tuesday, July 28, 2026 882
Ashura 2027 Friday, July 16, 2027 1235
Ashura 2028 Wednesday, July 05, 2028 1590


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