Tuesday October 23, 2018

Ashura 2023

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 2023 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Sunday, August 27th ending at sundown on Monday, August 28th.

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 2023?

Sunday, August 27th is the 238 day of the 2023 calendar year with 4 years, 10 months, 4 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2023.

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Aug 15 - TuesAssumption of Mary 2023Christian1757
Aug 19 - SatNational Aviation Day 2023Observance1761
Aug 21 - MonSenior Citizens Day 2023Observance1763
Aug 26 - SatWomen's Equality Day 2023Observance1768
Aug 28 - FriAshura 2023Muslim1770
Aug 30 - WedRaksha Bandhan 2023Hindu1772

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