What is the Day of Ashura?

The Day of Ashura falls on the 10th day of Muharram (Monday 8th August): the first month of the Islamic calendar. This is a hugely significant day for Muslims around the world as they commemorate Allah (SWT) freeing Prophet Musa (AS) and the Children of Israel from Pharaoh.

Watch this khutbah by Imam Omar Suleiman on the further virtues of the Day of Ashura:

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