Muharram 2018: Millions of Shia Muslims Mourn On The Day Of Ashura

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2018

Indian Muslims beat their chests during a Muharram procession in Ahmadabad. Muharram is a month of mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.
Shiite Muslims attend a Muharram procession, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is a month of mourning in remembrance of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century.


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