Etymology. The root of the word Ashura has the meaning of tenth in Semitic languages; hence the name of the remembrance, literally translated, means "the tenth day".
The historical significance of the day of 'Ashura, and how it is observed among Sunni and Shi'a Muslims.
Ashura may refer to: Ashura, meaning "tenth" in Arabic The Day of Ashura, (10th day of Muharram), day of commemoration of the new year in Islam
The Day of Ashura is on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. It is the high point of the Remembrance of Muharram. Shi'a Muslims mourn for the martyrdom ...
Ashura Day 2016 is on Thursday, November 3, 2016. What is the day of ashura about?
The day of Ashura is a major festival for Shia Muslims and commemorates the martyrdom at Karbala of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
The Historical Significance of ‘Ashura Mu’awiyah ibn Abu Sufyan ... In this month is an excellent day—the day of ‘Ashura—which falls on the 10th of Muharram.
Photos Of Ashura Show Intense Rituals [GRAPHIC] 11/14/2013 11:01 am ET ... Muslims to celebrate the day of Ashura which is the tenth day of Muharram.
Ashura (also spelled Aashurah, ‘Ashurah or Aashoorah), is an Islamic holiday observed on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year.
The Islamic year begins with Muharram ul Haram, the first month of the Hijri Calendar. While followers of other religions spend their opening month in worthless merriment