Monday February 06, 2023

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 -2 years, -5 months, -9 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 2022 Monday, August 29, 2022 -161
Ashura 2023 Saturday, August 19, 2023 194
Ashura 2024 Thursday, August 08, 2024 549
Ashura 2025 Monday, July 28, 2025 903
Ashura 2026 Thursday, July 16, 2026 1256
Ashura 2027 Monday, July 05, 2027 1610


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