Day of Ashura

Day of Ashura was a day in which Imam Husayn, the holy prophet Muhammad’s grandson and all 72 of his companions including his six-month-old infant, Hazrat Ali Asghar, were killed in the battle of Karbala and cut their heads off in front of their women and children.

Ashura

Ashura

The above photo displayed shia mothers and their infants during one of the great ceremony held on the international day of Ali Asghar in the month of Muharram in Iran to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain and his six-month-old infant on the day of Ashura.

Ashura

Ashura

Although Hazrat Ali Asghar was killed on the day of Ashura, but the international day of Ali Asghar are held on the first Friday morning of Muharram before Tasua and Ashura day in more than 3000 locations in Iran. At the same time, people mark this day in other countries.

 

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