Wednesday June 26, 2019

Ashura 2022


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.

Ashura for the year 2022 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Sunday, August 7th ending at sundown on Monday, August 8th.


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

Sunday, August 7th is day number 219 of the 2022 calendar year with 3 years, 1 month, 12 days until Ashura 2022.


More information on Ashura. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

August 2022 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Aug 7 - SunFriendship Day 2022Observance1138
Aug 7 - SunTisha B'Av 2022Jewish1138
Aug 8 - MonAshura 2022Muslim1139
Aug 11 - ThursRaksha Bandhan 2022Hindu1142
Aug 15 - MonAssumption of Mary 2022Christian1146
Aug 18 - ThursKrishna Janmashtami 2022Hindu1149
Aug 19 - FriNational Aviation Day 2022Observance1150
Aug 21 - SunSenior Citizens Day 2022Observance1152
Aug 26 - FriWomen's Equality Day 2022Observance1157
Aug 30 - TuesGanesh Chaturthi 2022Hindu1161

Ashura by Year



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