Next Ashura Eve holiday is on

28th August 2020, Friday

What is Ashura Eve?

Ashura Eve

Ashura Eve falls on the ninth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar, and is the night prior to Yom Ashura. The day is observed by Shi’a Muslims, and it commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Al-Husayn –the third Imam of the Shi’a– and his faithful companions. On Ashura Eve, Imam Al-Husayn delineated his companions as the most faithful of companions, and they, in return, gave audacious articulations and promulgated their allegiance to him. The following day, Yom Ashura, Imam Al-Husayn was beheaded in the Battle of Karbala.

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When is Ashura Eve?

How long until Ashura Eve?
Next Ashura Eve takes place in 341 Days.
Dates of Ashura Eve
YearWeekdayDate
2024 Monday15th Jul
2023 Thursday27th Jul
2022 Sunday7th Aug
2021 Tuesday17th Aug
2020 Friday28th Aug
2019 Sunday8th Sep
2018 Wednesday19th Sep
2017 Friday29th Sep
2016 Monday10th Oct
2015 Thursday22nd Oct
Duration
1 Day

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