October 12, 2016
(All day)

Ashura is an Islamic holiday observed on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year. The word Ashura means "10," denoting the date of the holiday. Ashura as a voluntary day of fasting from sunrise to sunset, which was patterned on the Jewish Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Traditionally, Ashura commemorate:the day Musa (Moses) exodus from Egypt and was saved from Pharaoh and his army.