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Ashura may refer to:
  • Ashura, meaning "tenth" in Arabic
    • The Day of Ashura
      Day of Ashura
      The Day of Ashura is on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram.It is commemorated by Shia Muslims as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala on 10...

      , (10th day of Muharram), day of mourning in Shi'a Islam
  • King Ashura, character from the manga series Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
  • Baron Ashura
    Baron Ashura
    is a fictional character featuring in the works of Go Nagai. It is the main henchman of Dr. Hell, the antagonist of Super Robot series Mazinger Z. It plagues the hero Kouji Kabuto for much of the series' run, until finally being killed in one of the later episodes....

    , a character from the anime series Mazinger Z
  • Ashura (2005 film) a 2005 Japanese horror film

See also

  • Ashur (god)
    Ashur (god)
    Ashur is the head of the Assyrian pantheon....

    , ancient Assyrian tyrant
  • Ashur (disambiguation)
    Ashur (disambiguation)
    Ashur or Assur or Asur may refer to*Assyria:** the city of Assur, the first capital of Assyria** Ashur, the main god of Assyrian mythology ** Ashur a common given name among Assyrian people...

    , other uses of that term
  • Asura
    Asura
    -In Hinduism:In Hinduism, the Asuras constitute a group of power-seeking deities, sometimes considered sinful and materialistic. The Daityas and Danavas were combinedly known as Asuras. The Asura were opposed to the Devas. Both groups are children of Kasyapa...

    , group of Hindu deities
  • Ahura
    Ahura
    Ahura is an Avestan language designation for a particular class of Zoroastrian divinities.-Etymology:Avestan ahura derives from Indo-Iranian *asura, also attested in an Indian context as RigVedic asura...