Monday October 22, 2018

Ashura 2017

Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Ahmed Rabea

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
Type:Observance, Muslim
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 - FriEid al-Adha 2017Muslim-416
Sep 4 - Mon Labor Day 2017Federal Holiday-413
Sep 10 _SunNational Grandparents Day 2017Observance-407
Sep 11 - MonPatriot Day 2017Observance-406
Sep 17 - SunConstitution Citizenship Day 2017Observance-400
Sept 20 - WedNavratri 2017Hindu-397
Sept 22 - FriMuharram 2017Muslim-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 - SatDussehra 2017Hindu-387
Sep 30 - SatAshura 2017Muslim-386

Ashura by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017