Ashura is the story of Imam Hussain AS, who was martyred by the forces of Yazid on the plains of Karbala in what is modern-day Iraq. Ashura is not a sectarian doctrine but a timeless message that resonates in every era.
The first holiday of December is a Muslim festivity, known as Eid al Adha, or the day of sacrifice. Many Muslims start this day by heading to the mosque for prayer and reflection. After that, the fun begins.