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Ashura-Islam

Description An Islamic optional on day fast. The Shia observance is based on the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad's Grandson, Hussein, martyred on this date in 683/684 AD at the battle of Kerbala. Sunni observance is a recognition of Moses fasting in gratitude to Allah/God for liberation from oppression.
Date Sun, October 1, 2017
Priority 5-Medium
Access Public
Category Religious Holiday*
Updated Tue, August 4, 2015 5:59pm GMT
Participants Public Access
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