Friday August 19, 2022

Ashura 2017


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
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Sunday October 1
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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 -4 years, -10 months, -19 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 2021 Sunday, August 29, 2021 -355
Ashura 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022 Today
Ashura 2023 Tuesday, August 08, 2023 354
Ashura 2024 Sunday, July 28, 2024 709
Ashura 2025 Wednesday, July 16, 2025 1062
Ashura 2026 Sunday, July 05, 2026 1416


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