Monday July 06, 2020

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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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, -8 months, -26 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 2019 Saturday, September 21, 2019 -289
Ashura 2020 Thursday, September 10, 2020 66
Ashura 2021 Sunday, August 29, 2021 419
Ashura 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022 774
Ashura 2023 Tuesday, August 08, 2023 1128
Ashura 2024 Sunday, July 28, 2024 1483


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