Thursday May 19, 2022

Ashura 2021


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
August 2021
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Friendship Day
Sunday August 1
-9 months, -18 days
or -291 days

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Assumption of Mary Day
Sunday August 15
-9 months, -4 days
or -277 days

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Ashura
Thursday August 19
-9 months
or -273 days

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Senior Citizens Day
Saturday August 21
-8 months, -29 days
or -271 days

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


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 2021

Wednesday, August 18th is day number 230 of the 2021 calendar year with -9 months, -1 day until Ashura 2021.


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

Dates for Ashura

HolidayDateDays to Go
Ashura 2021 Sunday, August 29, 2021 -263
Ashura 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022 92
Ashura 2023 Tuesday, August 08, 2023 446
Ashura 2024 Sunday, July 28, 2024 801
Ashura 2025 Wednesday, July 16, 2025 1154
Ashura 2026 Sunday, July 05, 2026 1508


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