Monday September 24, 2018

When is Ashura 2018?


Ashura for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of September 20 ending at sundown on Friday, September 21.

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:10 Muharram on Islamic Calendar

How many days to Ashura 2018?

There are -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2018.

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