Saturday August 18, 2018

When is Ashura 2021?


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

Ashura falls on the 10th day of the 1st month of Muharram on the Islamic lunar calendar. For Shia Muslims the day commemorates the death of Husayn ibn Ali and for Sunni Muslims the day relates to when Moses and his followers fled Egypt and where saved by God separating the Red Sea.

More information on Ashura. (Dates, Customs and History for Ashura)

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

How many days to Ashura 2021?

There are 3 years, 1 day until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2021.

Dates of Ashura by Year

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