Shia days of remembrance

Following page lists various days of celebration/mourning/remembrance of Shi'a Muslims.


Following is list of days of celebration/mourning/remembrance as observed by Shi'a Twelver Muslims:

List of celebration/mourning/remembrance as observed by Shi'a Twelver Muslims
Date Type Event(celebration/mourning/remembrance) Remark/Notes
1 MMourning of Muharram starts continues for 2 months and 8 days until the 8th of Rabi-al-awwal
2 MArrival of Imam Hussain in Karbalā, 61 A.H.
3 MWater supply to Imam Husain & his companions was stopped in Karbalā
7 M Stored water in the tents runs out
9 MTassooa/Shab-e-A'ashoora Night of A'ashoora
10 MA'ashoora Martyrdom of Imam Hussain & his companions, 61 A.H.
MShaam-e-Ghariba Evening of A'ashoora
12 MSiyyum of Shaheed-e-Karbala 3rd day of A'ashoora
17 RAam-ul-feel Abraha attacked on Ka'aba
18 RQibla was changed from Bait-ul-Muqqaddas to Ka'bah, 2 A.H.
20 M10th day of A'ashoora
25 MMartyrdom of Imam Zain-ul-Abideen, 95 A.H.
29/30 M20th day of A'ashoora
1 RBattle of Sif'feen, 37 A.H.
Mprisoners of Karbalā entered Yazid's palace in Syria
7 RBirth of Imam Musa-e-Kazim, 128 A.H. Due to mourning span it is not celebrated.
10 Mmartyrdom of Janab-e-Sakina, youngest daughter of Hussain ibn Ali and a prisoner of Karbalā
M30th day of A'ashoora
RVictory to Ali in the Battle of Nahrawan
12 RBirth of Janab-e-Salman-e-Farsi
17 MMartyrdom of Imam Ali Reza, 203 A.H. According to some scholars 29 Safar or 23rd Zul'Hijjah
20 MAr'baeen/Chehlum 40th day of A'ashoora
28 MWafat of Muhammad, 11 A.H.
MMartyrdom of Imam Hasan, 50 A.H.
1 RHijrat (migration) of Muhammad
5 RWafat of Janab-e-Masooma-e-Qum
8 MMartyrdom of Imam Hasan Askari, 260 A.H.
9 CEid-e-Zahra
CImamat day of Imam-e-Zaman(a.t.f.s.)
14 RYazid (l.a.) was killed
15 RFirst mosque (Quba Mosque) was established, 1 A.H.
17 CBirth of Muhammad, 53 B.H.
CBirth of Imam Jafar-as-Sadiq, 83 A.H.
18 RBirth of Janab-e-Umm-e-Kulsum Bint-e-Ali
8 CBirth of Imam Hasan Askari, 232 A.H.
1 RDeath of Harun Rashid
10 RBattle of the Camel
14 MMartyrdom of Janab-e-Fatima-az-Zahra, 11 A.H. According to some scholars on 13th of same month or 3rd Jamadi-ul-Aakhir
15 CBirth of Imam Zain-ul-Abideen(a.s), 37 A.H. According to some scholars on 15th of Jamadi-ul-Aakhir or 5th Shabaan
13 Rdeath of Umm ul-Banin (mother of Abbas ibn Ali)
20 CBirth of Janab-e-Fatima-az-Zahra, 8 B.H.
26 MMartyrdom of Imam Ali Naqi(a.s) According to some scholars on 3rd of Rajab
1 CBirth of Imam Mohammed Baqir, 57 A.H.
7 CBirth of Hazrat Abbas, 36 A.H. According to some scholars on 4th Shabaan
10 CBirth of Imam Mohammad Taqi, 195 A.H.
13 CBirth of Imam Ali, 23 B.H.
15 MMartyrdom of Imam Jafar-as-Sadiq
18 RWafat Hazrat Ibrahim
20 CBirth of Janab-e-Sakina
22 CKoo'nda (table cloth dinner) Niyaz/Nazr of Imam Jafar-as-Sadiq
24 RBirth of Janab-e-Ali-Asgar
25 MMartyrdom of Imam Musa-e-Kazim
26 RWafat of Hazrat Abu Talib
27 CEid-e-Meraj/Yaum-e-Be'asat
28 MImam Husayn ibn ‘Alī started his journey to Karbalā from Medina, 60 A.H.
1 CBirth of Janab-e-Zainab, 6 A.H.
3 CBirth of Imam Hussain, 4 A.H.
4 CBirth of Hazrat Ghazi Abbas A S.
5 RBirth of Janab-e-Ali Akbar
Rdeath of Janab-e-Fizza, the hand-maiden (Qaneez) of Janab-e-Fatima-az-Zahra
7 RBirth of Janab-e-Qasim
14 RShab-e-Ba'raat
15 CBirth of Imam-e-Zaman(a.t.f.s.)
4 RNuzool Tawraitthe Torah (Tawrat) was bestowed on Moses (Musa)
10 Rdeath of Janab-e-Khadijat-ul-Kubrafirst wife of Muhammed
12 RNuzool InjeelGospel (Injil) was bestowed on Jesus (Isa)
15 RBirth of Imam Hasan
17 RBattle of Badr, first battle of Islam was won by the Muslims
18 RNuzool Zuboor the Psalms (Zabur) were bestowed on David (Dawood)
19 MShab-e-Qadr Yaum-e-Zarbat Imam Ali(a.s) was struck on the head by a sword and wounded, 40 A.H.
20 RFateh Mecca Conquest of Mecca
21 MShab-e-Qadr Martyrdom of Imam Ali, 40 A.H. Imam Ali(a.s) died due to injuries he sustained by a sword
22 RNuzool Quranthe Quran was bestowed on Muhammed
xx RJumaatulwida last Friday of Ramzan
1 CEid-ul-Fitr
2 RBattle of the Trench (Khandak)
8 MYaum-e-Gham Janat-ul-Baqi destroyed by Ibn Saud(l.a.)
9 RJanab-e-Khadijat-ul-Kubra married to Muhammed
10 RGhaibat-e-Kubra-e-Imam-e-Zaman(a.t.f.s.)
15 RShahadat of Hazrat Hamzah in Battle of Uhud, 3 A.H. According to Mafatih & Allama Jawadi
29 RBirth of Hazrat Abu Talib
1 RBirth of Janab-e-Masoom-e-Qum
6 RTreaty of Hudaibiya was executed, 6 A.H.
11 CBirth of Imam Ali Reza, 148 A.H.
25 REid-e-Dahwool-e-Arz The earth was spread
RKhana Ka'ba was established
RBirth of Hazrat Ibrahim
RBirth of Hazrat Isa
29 MMartyrdom of Imam Mohammad Taqi, 220 A.H.
1 RSayeda Fatima married to Hazrat Ali, 2 B.H.
3 RRenunciation of Hazrat Adam accepted
7 MMartyrdom of Imam Mohammad Baqir, 114 A.H.
8 MImam Hussain started from Mecca to Karbala, 60 A.H.
9 RDay of Arafah It is also a day of supererogatory fasting.
MMartyrdom of Janab-e-Muslim ibn Aqil & Hazrat Hani ibn Urwah in Kufa, 60 A.H.
10 CEid-uz-Zuha
15 CBirth of Imam Ali Naqi(a.s), 212 A.H. According to some scholars on 2nd Rajab or 5th Rajab
16 MWafat of Janab-e-Zainab
18 CEid-e-Ghadeer
19 RSayeda Fatima went to Hazrat Ali's house after their marriage
23 RMartyrdom of Farzand-e-Muslim, 60 A.H.
24 CEid-e-Mubahila
27 RWafat of Janab-e-Meesum-e-Tammaar, 60 A.H.
Type symbols: C = Celebration, M = Mourning, R = Remembrance;

Source: Jaffery Welfare Trust: 2009 Islamic calendar & various other calendars and almanacs.


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