Shia Muslims mark Ashura 2015

Millions of Shia muslims across Iran as well as elsewhere in the world commemorate the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson and third Shia Imam on the day of Ashura.

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The yellow head band contained an Arabic sentence means: “We are all your Abbas, O’ Zeinab!”

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Ashura – The symbolic event of burning tents

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Ashura – Shia girl muslims on the day of Ashura in Iran

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An Ashura procession in Iran

 

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