Saturday November 28, 2020

Ashura 2021


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
August 2021
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Friendship Day
Sunday August 1
8 months, 4 days
or 246 days

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Assumption of Mary Day
Sunday August 15
8 months, 18 days
or 260 days

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Ashura
Thursday August 19
8 months, 22 days
or 264 days

2021

Senior Citizens Day
Saturday August 21
8 months, 24 days
or 266 days

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Ashura for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Wednesday, August 18th ending at sundown on Thursday, August 19th.


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 2021

Wednesday, August 18th is day number 230 of the 2021 calendar year with 8 months, 21 days until Ashura 2021.


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 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -445
Ashura 2020 Saturday, August 29, 2020 -91
Ashura 2021 Thursday, August 19, 2021 264
Ashura 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022 618
Ashura 2023 Friday, July 28, 2023 972
Ashura 2024 Wednesday, July 17, 2024 1327


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