Friday September 24, 2021

Ashura 2017


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
October 2017
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Ashura
Sunday October 1
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Halloween Day
Tuesday October 31
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Ashura for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of September 30 ending at sundown on Sunday, October 1.


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 2017

Saturday, September 30th is day number 273 of the 2017 calendar year with -3 years, -11 months, -24 days until Ashura 2017.


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 2020 Saturday, August 29, 2020 -391
Ashura 2021 Thursday, August 19, 2021 -36
Ashura 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022 318
Ashura 2023 Friday, July 28, 2023 672
Ashura 2024 Tuesday, July 16, 2024 1026
Ashura 2025 Saturday, July 05, 2025 1380


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