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Day of Ashura

Day of Ashura

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Yom Ashura or Ashura is the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar.For the dominant part of Shia Muslims, and additionally some Sunni Muslims, Ashura marks the peak of the Remembrance of Muharram, and celebrates the passing of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala on 10 Muharram in the year 61 AH (in AHt: October 10, 680 CE). Sunni Muslims have similar records of these occasions, yet stately grieving did not turn into a custom - despite the fact that ballads, lauding and relating the occasions were and keep on being common. Mourning for the episode started very quickly after the Battle of Karbala. Famous epitaphs were composed by writers to celebrate the Battle of Karbala amid the Umayyad and Abbasid era, and the most punctual public mourn