Ashura (Muslim holiday)
Sponsor(s): Religious Observances
Ashura is an Islamic holiday that occurs on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic lunar calendar. In general, the two main practices performed on the day are fasting and mourning. Source: Wikipedia
The CML asks school officials to be flexible since the Muslim community at Duke is international and very diverse. Some may recognize the listed holidays on slightly different dates. Others may have important religious holidays not listed on this calendar.
Type: RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL and STUDENT