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)
|Name(s):||Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot|
|When:||10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
August 2022 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Aug 7 - Sun||Friendship Day 2022||Observance||1138|
|Aug 7 - Sun||Tisha B'Av 2022||Jewish||1138|
|Aug 8 - Mon||Ashura 2022||Muslim||1139|
|Aug 11 - Thurs||Raksha Bandhan 2022||Hindu||1142|
|Aug 15 - Mon||Assumption of Mary 2022||Christian||1146|
|Aug 18 - Thurs||Krishna Janmashtami 2022||Hindu||1149|
|Aug 19 - Fri||National Aviation Day 2022||Observance||1150|
|Aug 21 - Sun||Senior Citizens Day 2022||Observance||1152|
|Aug 26 - Fri||Women's Equality Day 2022||Observance||1157|
|Aug 30 - Tues||Ganesh Chaturthi 2022||Hindu||1161|