Monday June 17, 2019

Ashura 2019

Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.

Ashura for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Monday, September 9th ending at sundown on Tuesday, September 10th.

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.

Monday, September 9th is day number 252 of the 2019 calendar year with 2 months, 23 days until Ashura 2019.

More information on Ashura. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Name(s):Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar

September 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Sept 2 - MonGanesh Chaturthi 2019Hindu77
Sep 2 - Mon Labor Day 2019Federal Holiday77
Sep 8 - SunNational Grandparents Day 2019Observance83
Sep 10 - TuesAshura 2019Muslim85
Sep 11 - WedPatriot Day 2019Observance86
Sep 17 - TuesConstitution Citizenship Day 2019Observance92
Sep 23 - Mon Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2019 Season98
Sept 29 - SunNavratri 2019Hindu104
Sept 30 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2019 Jewish105

Ashura by Year