Ashura Date 2020

Ashura date is on 29 Aug 2020. 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 28 Aug 2020 and in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and some other parts of the world on 29 Aug 2020.

Event Date Hijri Date
Ashura 29 Aug 2020 10 Muharram 1442 AH

Youm-e-Ashura 10 Muharram Date 2020

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 will lie on August 29. 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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