Day of Ashura is a day of mourning for the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain (PBUH) who was martyred violently at Karbala. People dressed in black commemorate this day by taking part in mourning ceremonies and procession.
Day of Ashura in Iran
A shiite infant with a red headband containing the name of “Ali Asghar” during a mourning procession on the day of Ashura in Iran. Ali Asghar was the 6-month-old infant of Imam Hussain killed in the battle of Karbala
day of Ashura in Isfihan, Iran
Day of Ashura in the holy shrine of Lady Fatima Masumah, in Qom, in Iran