Shia muslims mourn for the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain, on the day and night of Tasua in front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain in Karbala
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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 is Tasua
The day before Ashura is called Tasua which is the 9th day of Muharram. Shia muslims and other people from different religions, try to commemorate this day more than the first eight days of Muharram as Tasua is attributed to mourn for Imam Hussain’s brother, Hazrat Abbas (PBUH), although he was martyred on the day of Ashura like the other Imam Hussain’s companions.
The holy shrine of Hazrat Abbas (PBUH) in Karbala, the 9th night of Muhharam 2015
As access to water had been closed for three days and nights in Karbala, Hadrat Abbas was the one who 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:
The month of Muharram and the day of Ashura is coming in less than a week.
I found a video clip trying to show what happened to Imam hussain and his family in the day of Ashura in Karbala. In this clip, you will see some scenes of an Iranian serial titled “Mokhtar Nameh”.
The day before Ashura is called Tasua
Millions of people around the world, dressed in black, took to the streets and mosques on Saturday, the ninth day of the holy month of Muharram in the Islamic calendar, to mourn the tragedy on a day known as Tasua.