Ashura is the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. For Shi'a Muslims,
Ashura marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram, and commemorates
Dec 6, 2011 ... The day of Ashura is a major festival for Shia Muslims and commemorates the
martyrdom at Karbala of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet ...
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 ...
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, ...
Find out the dates, history and traditions of the Festival known as Ashura or 10th
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 ...
Oct 10, 2016 ... Muslims have begun celebrating the religious festival of Ashura, with some Shia
men flagellating themselves to commemorate the martyrdom of ...
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', ...
Shi'i Ashura For Shi'i Muslims the Ashura is celebrated as the most important day
of the longer Muharram festival. Their Ashura festival commemorates the death ...
The Fast of 'Ashura. Some traditions are found in Sunni books to the effect that
the Prophet (s.a.w.) on migrating to Medina found the Jews fasting on the 10th of