Tag: Imam Hussein

Blood Donation instead of Self-Flagellation in Ashura Mourning

Instead of self-flagellation, which has tainted the image of Islam in non-Muslims' view, Iranians donate their blood as religious vow during the mourning days of Muharram.

Condolence Theatre in Commemoration of Imam Hussein

During the early days of the Islamic month of Muharram, Iranian people mourn for Imam Hussein's martyrdom in different ways. Ta'zieh is one of the ways in which Shiites in Iran and other countries...

Muharram Mourning Ceremonies Underway in Tehran

Millions of Shiite Muslims across Iran, including Tehran, are mourning the anniversary of martyrdom of their third Imam, Hussein bin Ali (AS) and his companions in the Battle of Karbala. Here are Tasnim's photos of a...

Iranian People Start Mourning for Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom

Iranians across the country have started holding Muharram mourning ceremonies which commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam and Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, and his companions in the Battle of...

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