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'Ashura is a religious observance marked every year by Muslims. The word 'ashura literally means "10th," as it is on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year.

Day of Ashura


The Day of Ashura is on the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram. Shiite commemorations of ...

Ashura - ReligionFacts


Mar 17, 2015 ... Ashura (also spelled Aashurah, 'Ashurah or Aashoorah), is an Islamic holiday observed on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic ...

Ashura Day: Why Shia Muslims mutilate themselves & their children ...


Oct 25, 2015 ... Blood has been spilt as Shia Muslims marked the Day of Ashura, commemorating the death of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam ...

(The date does not correspond to an exact date on the Western, Gregorian calendar because the Islamic calendar is pegged to the moon's 28-day cycle, and so moves from year to year.) On Ashura in 680, Husayn, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the third imam of Shiite ... More »
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(Oh Allah) How could an argument be given about Your Existence by a being whose total and complete existence is in need of you? When did you ever ...

Fasting the Day of 'Ashura' | IslamiCity


Oct 24, 2015 ... 'Ashura' commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh. Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of 'Ashura', ...

Ashura 2014: 3 Things You Need To Know About The Islamic Holy ...


Nov 4, 2014 ... A man picks a razor from the floor after flagellating himself during a ceremony for the Ashura festival at a mosque in central Yangon, Myanmar, ...

The Historical Significance of `Ashura


The Historical Significance of 'Ashura. Mu'awiyah ibn Abu Sufyan (Radiyallahu ' anh) relates: I heard the Messenger of Allah (Subhanahu wa Ta'ala) say: "It is ...

Shi'ite Muslim boys self-flagellate with sharp blades for Holy Day of ...


Oct 24, 2015 ... The bloody rituals were part of the holy Day of Ashura, when Shi'ite Muslims remember the death of Imam Hussein at the Battle of Karbala in ...

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Q: What is Ashura.
A: Definition not found. Did you mean: Ashur, Asura, Ahura ? Ashura (n.) 1. tenth of the month of Muharram, 2. the anniversary of the martyrdom of Hussein.! Ashora... Read More »
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Q: What is Ashura.? ?
A: Dear, Peace be upon you. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Ashura (Asyura). The "tenth day" in the month of "Muharam". Wabillahhitaufi... Read More »
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Q: Who is Ashura?
A: in the moslem's culture ashura is a name of the tenth day of arabic month(moharram). which in this day the most horrible trajedi was happend Imam Hossein with h... Read More »
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Q: How long is Ashura?
A: 40 days. Read More »
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Q: What is the holiday of Ashura celebrate?
A: Ashura is a major festival that commemorates the death of Husayn. Ashura in 2009 is on Wednesday, the 7th of January.I It's the anniversary of the martyrdom of Read More »
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