The Symbolic Event Of Burning Tents On Ashura

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The symbolic event of burning tents to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (PBUH) along with 72 of his companions and to remind the burning of the tents of Imam hussein’s family after his martyrdom by Yazid’s army on The day of Ashura

The Day After Ashura

Ashura and the month of Muharram in Iran

Ashura and the month of Muharram in Iran

The day after Ashura in Iran. Shia Muslims dressed in black, took to the streets and mosques to mourn the tragedy happened to Hazrat Zainab, the sister of Imam Hussain (peace be upon them) on a day known as Ashura

On The Day Of Ashura

The day of Ashura. A flag with the name of Imam Hussein (PBUH), The third Shia Imam.

The day of Ashura In Iran

The day of Ashura, near the holy shrine of Fatima Masumah (A.S) in Qom, Iran.

Offering Foods on Ashura

 

 

Tasua and Ashura are the 9th and 10th day of  Muharram which is the first month in the Islamic calender.

During the first ten days of Muharram especially On Tasua and Ashura, Iranian mourners hold special ceremonies in line with their local traditions in different cities and offer foods to at public venues like mosques.

The Day Before Ashura

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The day before Ashura is called Tasua

Millions of  people around the world, dressed in black, took to the streets and mosques on Saturday, the ninth day of the holy month of Muharram in the Islamic calendar, to mourn the tragedy on a day known as Tasua.

Ashura

The Day of Ashura is when Imam Hussein along with 72 of his companions was martyred in a battle in Karbala, Iraq, more than 14 centuries ago.

Ashura symbolizes the eternal struggle of truth against falsehood and the battle against injustice and cruelty realized by Imam Hussein as he offered supreme sacrifice to uphold the principles against tyranny.

Above painting depicts the family of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him),  mourning when the Imam Hussain‘s Horse came back from the battle without his rider.

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