Sep 09, 2019 16:20 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Oct 04, 2019 12:00 Asia/Tehran]
  • People of Rasht attended Tasua mourning ceremony
    People of Rasht attended Tasua 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.

Iran Press/Iran news: Tasu'a processions are held a day before the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and the third Imam of Shi'a Muslims.

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

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