Tehran(IP)- Millions of Iranians in the Capital, Tehran, commemorate the day of Tasua in the holy shrines of Imamzadeh Ali Akbar(Chizar)(AS), Hazrat Abdol Azim Hassani(AS), mourn for Imam Hussain(AS), as the Shia Muslims in the whole world praise sacrifice by Abbas Ibn Ali(AS), Imam Hussain's brother at the battle of Karbala.

Iran PressIran news:  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 mourning for Imam Hussain’s brother, Abbas (AS), although he was martyred on the day of Ashura like the other Imam Hussain’s companions.

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People of Tehran, like other parts of Iran, also congregate at the Hazrat Abdol Azim Hassani(AS), grieve to the tune of beating drums and chants of "Ya Hussain." Also, scholars gave sermons on the themes of Hussein's personality and position in Islam and the history of his uprising.


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