Moharram is considered the first month according to the Islamic calendar. Not only this, it is considered auspicious for the Muslim community. This is because the time when Prophet Muhammad started his journey from Mecca to Medina. The tenth day of this month is celebrated as Ashura. This year the day comes on August 29, 2020.
To learn more about this day, scroll down to the article to read more.
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Date and time
As with other festivals in Islam, the date of the Ashura is considered according to the time and place of seeing the moon. Depending on the lunar observation, Ashura will begin on the evening of August 28, 2020.
● Ashura is said to be a day of fasting and remembrance.
Worldwide Muslims celebrate fasting on this day.
ಜನರು People of Islam celebrate the day as a day of mourning.
Mus day is marked by different Muslim communities in different ways.
ಕೆಲವು For some communities, Ashura Day marks the death of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Husayn ibn Ali. He died in the Battle of Carbala in 680 AD.
Basically Shia Muslims actively participate in the procession by conducting Tajia, which is basically the replica of Husayn ibn Ali, also known as Imam Hussein.
ಅವರು He remembers the violence and agony suffered by Imam Hussein. He narrates the incident to his children to inform how Imam Hussein fought against oppression and injustice.
ಈ Today people gather in large groups and chant ‘Ya Ali’ or ‘Ya Husain’.
Sharp pays homage to Hussein’s miseries by hitting them with sharp weapons. It is said to be a part of the ritual of Moharram and is known as Tatbir.