Day of Ashura 2016 in Iran
Ashura 2016 in Iran is commemorated by Shiite Muslim people in Iran and other countries.
Ashura is a day on which the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Husayn and all 72 of his companions gave all he had to reform the Islamic community of the prophet Muhammad. They all were violently killed on the day of Ashura at Karbala and their women and children were all captured but they revived Islam by their blood till now.
Shia muslim people marked the day of Ashura 2016 at the holy shrine of Lady Fatima Masumah in Qom, Iran
People dressed in black mourning for the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain on the day of Ashura
Ashura 2016 mourning procession in Iran
Noon prayer in congregation on the day of Ashura 2016 were held allover the country to follow Imam Husayn’s way
Men and women participated in the noon prayer in congregation on the day of Ashura 2016