Ashura 2021

Ashura date is on 19 August 2021. Ashura is known as Youm-e-Ashura the tenth day of Muharram. Ashura observes every year in the month of Islamic Date of MUHARRAM 10. Ashura is also called youm-e-ashura in the Arabic world. Ashura date will be expected in the Arabic world as on 18 August 2021 and in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and some other parts of the world on 19 August 2021.

Ashura (Arab countries & followed regions)

EventDateHijri Date
Ashura18 August 202110 Muharram 1443 AH

Ashura (Pakistan, India & followed countries)

EventDateHijri Date
Ashura19 August 202110 Muharram 1443 AH

Ashura 10 Muharram Date 2021

Youm-e-Ashura, 10th Muharram, is Muslim holy day lies on the 10th day of Muharram, which is the first Islamic month. On the other side, the term came from the Arabic word that means ten. However, Muharram was among the 4 sacred months in which fighting was prohibited.

Fasting on Youm-e-Ashura 10 Muharram Date was the norm in the early Islamic civilization, and the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) also fasted on the day. He also advised his companions to fast on Ashura. However, fasting on Ashura is recommended but not obligatory for Muslims.

The day of Youm-e-Ashura 10 Muharram date is acknowledged for several key Islamic events. However, it is mainly associated with the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions. Processions and rallies are organized by people to pay tribute to the grandson and family members of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). In mosques and Imambargahs, ulemas describe the significance of the holy Islamic day and the sacrifices of Ahl-e-Bayt.

On this page, you can check the dates related to the upcoming Ashura in Pakistan and worldwide. On the other side, in Pakistan, it is expected that 10 Muharram Youm-e-Ashura is on 19 August 2021. However, the final date will be announced after the Central Ruet e Hilal meeting. In addition, you can also visit the Islamic calendar or pages of other Islamic events to assess the expected dates.

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Muharram is a month dedicated to remembering. The tenth day of Muharram is known as Ashura, which literally means "Tenth" in Arabic.

Zilley , Lahore Mon 19 Jul, 2021

Ashura is a major holy day and occasion for pilgrimage in Shia Islam, as well as a recommended but non-obligatory day of fasting in Sunni Islam.

Taseer , Faisalabad Fri 16 Jul, 2021

Ashura is a national holiday in Pakistan, as it is in many other Muslim-majority countries, including neighbouring Afghanistan and India.

Nizami , Multan Thu 15 Jul, 2021

This time Ashura is coming on August 30 in Pakistan. I am confused about the date and just checked it on this website.

Zahoor, Lahore Thu 27 Aug, 2020

The Ashura day reminds us the contribution of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions that they did for Islam. Ashura Date 2020 in Pakistan is expected on August 30.

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Abid, islamabad Wed 29 Jul, 2020

The Ashura day reminds us the contribution of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions that they did for Islam. Ashura Date 2020 in Pakistan is expected on August 29.

Hyder, Peshawar Thu 23 Jul, 2020

Each year, Muslims all around the world wait for Ashura 2020 to pay tribute to martyrs of Karbala including Imam Hussain, the grandson of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). I often visit this website to check the current and upcoming Islamic dates and now just found the information about the expected Ashura Date 2020.

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