Wednesday November 21, 2018

Ashura 2021

Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Ahmed Rabea

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

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:10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar

How many days to Ashura 2021?

Wednesday, August 18th is the 229 day of the 2021 calendar year with 2 years, 8 months, 28 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2021.

August 2021 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Aug 1 - SunFriendship Day 2021Observance984
Sep 9 - ThursGanesh Chaturthi 2021Hindu1023
Aug 10 - TuesMuharram 2021Muslim993
Aug 15 - SunAssumption of Mary 2021Christian998
Aug 19 - ThursNational Aviation Day 2021Observance1002
Aug 19 - ThursAshura 2021Muslim1002
Aug 21 - SatRaksha Bandhan 2021Hindu1004
Aug 21 - SatSenior Citizens Day 2021Observance1004
Aug 26 - ThursWomen's Equality Day 2021Observance1009
Aug 29 - SunKrishna Janmashtami 2021Hindu1012

Ashura by Year

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