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|
|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 - Sun||Friendship Day 2021||Observance||984|
|Sep 9 - Thurs||Ganesh Chaturthi 2021||Hindu||1023|
|Aug 10 - Tues||Muharram 2021||Muslim||993|
|Aug 15 - Sun||Assumption of Mary 2021||Christian||998|
|Aug 19 - Thurs||National Aviation Day 2021||Observance||1002|
|Aug 19 - Thurs||Ashura 2021||Muslim||1002|
|Aug 21 - Sat||Raksha Bandhan 2021||Hindu||1004|
|Aug 21 - Sat||Senior Citizens Day 2021||Observance||1004|
|Aug 26 - Thurs||Women's Equality Day 2021||Observance||1009|
|Aug 29 - Sun||Krishna Janmashtami 2021||Hindu||1012|