15 Instagram Captions to Use for All Your Ashura Photos

Group of women wearing black and green abaya dresses for Ashura
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How do you honor Ashura?

Celebrate Ashura With These 15 Amazing Instagram Captions

Starting at sundown on Monday, September 9th and ending at sundown on Tuesday, September 10th, Muslims from around the world will travel to Iraq to visit the shrines of Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammed and his brother Abbas, to celebrate Ashura. It marks the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic new year.

If you honor this tradition, share your journey on social media with these great Instagram captions! Hussain was killed in the desert of Karbala in A.D. 680, but what was once a commemoration of martyrdom inspires even more today, particularly social justice work all around the world.

Good Ashura Instagram Captions

  • "I love Hussain."

  • "There is no day like yours O' Hussain."

  • "There is no day like Ashura and there is no land like Karbala."

  • "Only Allah can judge me."

  • "O' Hussain, we are at your service."

Great Ashura Instagram Captions

  • "May god forgive all our sins in this holy month of Muharram."

  • "Hussain is a sun that shall never set."

  • "To Karbala we want to fly."

  • "My heart beats Hussain, my soul cries Abbas."

  • "Imam Hussain gave his heart to God, and God gave millions of hearts to Hussian."

Inspirational Ashura Instagram Quotes

  • "May Allah accept our fast on the day of Ashura and forgive the sins for the year that went before."

  • "The day of Ashura is the day of remembering victory of truth over falsehood, fasting, repentance, and doing good deeds."

  • "May Allah accept the deeds of those fasting on the blessed day of Ashura and may Allah give another chance to those who couldn't." -Sheekh Shibli

  • "During 'Ashura,' we remember the heroism of Prophet Musa (Peace be upon him) and the destruction of the tyrant Pharaoh. This day also reminds us of the sacrifice of the grandson of the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him) Al Husayn ibn Ali, for his stance against injustice and deviance." -Shaykh Hassan al-Kettani (May Allah Preserve Him)

  • "The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‘The best of fasting after Ramadan is fasting Allah's month of Muharram.'" -Sahih Muslim

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