Wednesday October 23, 2019

Ashura 2020


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
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Friendship Day
Sunday August 2
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Assumption of Mary Day
Saturday August 15
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Senior Citizens Day
Friday August 21
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Ashura
Saturday August 29
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Ashura for the year 2020 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Friday, August 28th ending at sundown on Saturday, August 29th.


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 2020

Friday, August 28th is day number 241 of the 2020 calendar year with 10 months, 5 days until Ashura 2020.


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 2018 Friday, September 21, 2018 -398
Ashura 2019 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -44
Ashura 2020 Saturday, August 29, 2020 310
Ashura 2021 Thursday, August 19, 2021 665
Ashura 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022 1019
Ashura 2023 Friday, July 28, 2023 1373


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