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Photos of mourning for Imam Hussain on the night of Ashura 2020

Last night was the night of Ashura in the year 2020 and mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (PBUH) were held all over the world by Imam Hussain’s lovers despite the Corona virus.

The following photos show some mourning ceremonies held to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain(PBUH) and his companions

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Mourning for Imam Hussain on the night of Ashura in Iran.

Mourners held General Qassem Soleimani’s pictures in their hands while they wearing masks and keeping away from each others.

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Girls and women  also participated in the mourning ceremonies held on the night of Ashura while they strict the COVID-19 protocol.

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To keep social distancing, mourning ceremonies in this year were held at larger places with no roofs. for example , Read More…

Ashura and Muharram 2016 video

Shia Muslims commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson , Imam Hussain,during the first 10 days of Muharram. They dressed in black, participate in mourning ceremonies and processions. Reading Ziyarat Ashura, listening to the speech, memorizing Imam Hussain’s thoughts and goals and mourning for Imam Hussain by what happened to the prophet Muhammad’s households are parts of a mourning ceremony.

The following video is a part of a mourning ceremony contained a type of mourning for Imam Hussain (PBUH) held in the 4th night of Muharram by Sayyid Majid Bani Fateme in Tehran, Iran.

 Abi Abdillah or Aba Abdillah /æba æbdil-lah/ means the father of Abdullah and it is a title of  Imam Hussain.

More than 10 million people in Karbala for Ashura 2014

According to the news, despite all threats made by ISIL terrorists, more than 10 million pilgrims gathered in the holy city of Karbala to mark the day of Ashura in the year 2014.

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Day of Ashura in Karbala

Every year millions of mourners and lovers of Imam Husayn across the globe flock to Karbala, a city in Iraq where the holy shrines of Imam Husayn and his companions are located, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson on the day of Ashura.

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day of Ashura in Karbala

Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram, the 1st month in the Islamic calender. Imam Husayn who was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), along with all 72 of his companions were martyred on this day in the battle of Karbala in 680 AD.

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day of Ashura in Karbala

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day of ashura in Karbala

On the day of Ashura, shops and businesses were closed as mourners began pouring onto the streets since dawn but free food and drinks offer to mourners and pilgrims in the streets and mosques by some other people for the love of Imam Husayn (PBUH). Some people distribute foods which is called Nazri food, among their neighbors home by home thus you usually do not need to prepare your own food on the day of Ashura and Tasua, the 9th day of Muharram.

In the year 2015, The day of Ashura will fall on Saturday, the 24th Oct. and many pilgrims are preparing yourselves to arrive at Karbala for this day.

 

Ashura in Tehran

The day of Ashura falls on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calender.

Every year, in the day of Ashura, plenty of people dressed in black, take to street to mourn the  martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his companions.

Here is some photos of Iranian shiite Muslims mourning in the day of Ashura in the center of Tehran, Iran.

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Ashura in Tehran, Iran

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Ashura in the great market of Tehran

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Mourning in the day of Ashura in the “Great market of Tehran”, a traditional Market in Tehran, Iran.