Photo: People of Rasht attend Tasu'a mourning ceremony
Rasht (IP) - The people of Rasht, the capital of Gilan province, northern Iran attended in the mourning processions of 'Tasu'a' on the 9th day of Muharram mourning ceremonies.
Many of the followers of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and his creed in Rasht congregate together in mosques and streets for chest-beating and mourning, expressing their love and devotion to the Third Shi'a Imam.
All over the Islamic Iran go all black on the mourning of the the Chief of the Martyrs Imam Hussein (PBUH) martyrdom.
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. The Shi'a Muslims commemorate the Battle of Karbala and consider this a month of sadness and mourning. 205/208