Ashura for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of September 30 ending at sundown on Sunday, October 1.
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:||10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ashura 2017?
Saturday, September 30th is the 272 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -22 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2017.
September 2017 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 1 - Fri||Eid al-Adha 2017||Muslim||-416|
|Sep 4 - Mon||Labor Day 2017||Federal Holiday||-413|
|Sep 10 _Sun||National Grandparents Day 2017||Observance||-407|
|Sep 11 - Mon||Patriot Day 2017||Observance||-406|
|Sep 17 - Sun||Constitution Citizenship Day 2017||Observance||-400|
|Sept 20 - Wed||Navratri 2017||Hindu||-397|
|Sept 22 - Fri||Muharram 2017||Muslim||-395|
|Sept 21 - Thurs||Rosh Hashana 2017||Jewish||-396|
|Sep 22 - Fri||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2017||Season||-395|
|Sept 30 - Sat||Yom Kippur 2017||Jewish||-387|
|Sept 30 - Sat||Dussehra 2017||Hindu||-387|
|Sep 30 - Sat||Ashura 2017||Muslim||-386|