The observation of Ashura is much different for Sunni Muslims than for Shi'a Muslims, for whom it is a day of sorrow and mourning.
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'Ashura' commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh. Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of 'Ashura', expiates for the sins of the past year. When the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) arrived in Madinah in 622 CE, he found that the Jews there fasted on ...
A·shu·ra (ə-sho͝or′ə) n. 1. The tenth day of Muharram, observed as a holy day of mourning by Shiites on the anniversary of the death of Hussein, grandson of Muhammad. 2 ...
Asura Ōtsutsuki (大筒木アシュラ, Ōtsutsuki Ashura) was the younger son of Hagoromo Ōtsutsuki. Though not the obvious choice to most, he would go on to inherit his father's teachings, and as a result, would have to clash bitterly against his elder brother Indra.