The day before Ashura 2016, Tasua photos
Tasua was the 9th day of Muharram in Islamic calendar, Tasua is a day before Ashura in which people traditionally mark this day by mourning for Hadrat Abbas, the young brother of Imam Hussain (PBUH) and the prophet Muhammad’s grandson.
Tasua: The last man left for Imam Hussain
Shia people mark the day of Tasua in front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain and Hadrat Abbas in Karbala, Iraq
Today is the 9th day of Muharram , a day called Tasua in which all people mourn for the last man left for Imam Hussain (PBUH). A man who Imam Hussain cry for when he killed on the day of Ashura at Karbala. He was Hadrat Abbas, the Imam Ali’s son and Imam Hussain’s younger brother who was martyred on the way back to the tents while he was bringing water for the thirsty women and children. Read More…
Today was Tasua, the 9th of Muharram and Ashura is coming on tomorrow.
As Tasua and Ashura in Iran are vacations, people can freely take part in the commemorating processions held in mosques, the holy shrines or in the streets to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s grandson, Imam Hussein (PBUH), and his companions.
Some people also hold mourning ceremonies at their homes and invite their neighbors and friends.
Here are some photos were taken today in Kish island and Ardabil in Iran: