Monday July 13, 2020

Ashura 2020


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
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Sunday August 2
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Assumption of Mary Day
Saturday August 15
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Senior Citizens Day
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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 1 month, 15 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 2019 Saturday, September 21, 2019 -296
Ashura 2020 Thursday, September 10, 2020 59
Ashura 2021 Sunday, August 29, 2021 412
Ashura 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022 767
Ashura 2023 Tuesday, August 08, 2023 1121
Ashura 2024 Sunday, July 28, 2024 1476


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