Baghdad (IP) - Art Center of the Islamic Revolution of Iran perform Ta'zieh in Iraq during Arba'een.

Iran PressMiddle East: The martyrdom of Imam Hussain, Hazrat Abolfazl Al-Abbas, his brother, and Ali Akbar, son of Imam Hussain, is screened in this show.

The group started performing the play in Najaf between the two holy shrines of Karbala.

The group is headed by Kourosh Zarei as leader, Mostafa Motorchi, artistic secretary, and Arash Sarban, the executive secretary.

The purpose to perform 'Ta'zieh' in Iraqi cities is to create unity among Muslims, and promote Imam Hussain's path.

Ta'zieh is a kind of traditional Shi'a-Iranian ritual that is usually portrayed in the Tragedy of Karbala and the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his family. Ta'zieh means comfort, condolence, or expression of pain. It comes from roots Aza, which means mourning. Ta'zieh is a religious show inspired by the incidents of Ashura and the event of Karbala to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and 72 of his companions in Karbala. 


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