Preparation for the month of Muharram and day of Ashura 2015
Today is the first day of Muharram 2015 . Muharram is the first month in the Islamic calendar, the month in which Imam Hussain along with all 72 of his companions were martyred on the day of Ashura in Karbala.
Muslim peoples and Imam Hussain’s lovers from different religions across the globe have prepared themselves for Muharram by dressing in black, hanging black flags on their house and shops’s walls and hoisting it on the holy shrines, streets, mosques and public places, holding ceremonies and etc.
Lady Masumeh shrine adorned with black flag from Imam Hussain’s holy shrine on the eve of Muharram 2015 (1437)
Preparation of some places to hold mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (PBUH). People in these public places mourn for Imam Hussain and listen to the speech memorizing Imam Hussain’s goals and reviewing the great tragedy of Ashura…
Preparation of some public places in the street to offer free foods and drinks during Muharram and the day of Ashura.
Writing and painting some sentences such as “Peace be upon Imam Hussain” on cars