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Ashura - Islam

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An Islamic optional one 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 Fri, September 21, 2018
Priority 5-Medium
Access Public
Category Religious Holiday*
Created by Religious Holidays ( by Shenyi Chua )
Updated Thu, February 8, 2018 2:48am GMT
Participants Religious Holidays
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