Ashura Day

Every year on the day of Ashura, Millions of Muslims dressed in black, take to street to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson and his all companions.

These photos show a mourning procession held by people in one area in Tehran, Iran.

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Ashura in Iran

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Ashura in Iran

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Ashura in Iran

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Ashura in Iran

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Ashura in Iran

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Ashura day – noon prayer in congregation

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Ashura day- noon prayer in congregation

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prayer in congregation on Ashura in Iran

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prayer in congregation on Ashura in Iran

Photos by Sayyid Amir Mahjub

Location: Martyar Tehrani Moqaddam Square, Tehran, Iran

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