When is Arbaeen 2017?

The 40th day following the day of Ashura is called Arbaeen. In the year of 2017, Arbaeen will fall on Friday in November 10 in Iraq.

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Arbaeen

Arbaeen is the world’s biggest pilgrimage which is annually held at Karbala where the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (PBUH) is located….

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Day of Ashura

Day of Ashura is the day of sorrow and grief for Shia Muslim and all the people who love Hussain from different religions.

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Shia muslim children dressed in black, take part in the Ashura processions to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain and all 72 of his companions.

photo was taken on the day of Ashura in 2017 in Iran

 

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Shia muslim dressed in black, commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain on the Day of Ashura.

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Shia Muslims participate in the noon prayer in congregation on the day of Ashura to follow Imam Hussain.

 

Photos was taken on the day of Ashura 2017 in Iran.

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Ashura 2017 infant shia self-flagellation?!

Shia muslim people dressed in black commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of imam Hussain and his companions on the day of ashura. Some people use a special green cloth and a head band for their infants to memorize of Imam Hussain’s six-month-old son who was also killed and beheaded on Ashura day.

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Day of Ashura in Iran

Although each year the media have been tried to show self-flagellation ritual with knives or swords is a routine actions among Shia muslims, but self-flagellation is forbidden in Islam and the great Shia scholars have prohibited such a fabricated tradition. In addition such violent actions are not allowed by law in Iran

 

Ashura 2017

Today is the first day of Muharram so that the day of Ashura will fall on Sunday,  the 1st of Oct.

Ashura was the day in which Imam Hussain and 72 of his companions were all martyred and beheaded at Karbala and all of his women and children including Imam Hussain’s beloved sister were captured.

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Each year, Shia Muslim people commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain on the day of Ashura all over the wolrd.

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.

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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.

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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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Shia Muslim people worldwide donate blood on the day of Ashura to save people as Imam Husayn, the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, save the humanity by his blood on the day of Ashura. Imam Husayn and his all 72 companions gave everything he had to save the religion of God from utter distortion and to reform the Islamic community of the prophet Muhammad
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Unfortunately, a minority of people who called themselves as Shia Muslim people flagellate themselves with knives or chains or swords on the day of Ashura to destroy the true shia Image in the world or to show they are the followers of Imam Husayn by such fabricated way although all the greatest Shia scholars prohibited any self-harm and self-mutilation. Self-flagellation or Tatbir is also prohibited by law in the Islamic republic of Iran.

 

The true Shia Muslim dressed in black participate in the mourning ceremonies and processions to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Husayn. They listen to the speech about Imam Husayn and the event of Ashura and to the lessons we may learn from Ashura in such ceremonies. They pray at the end for all Muslim people and for the reappearance of Imam Mahdi, the 12th Shia Imam.

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Shia Muslim take part in the blood donation movement on the day of Ashura more than any other days. They distribute free food and drink for the love of God and Imam Husayn among other mourners in public places on the day of Ashura and the ten first days of Muharram.

Day of Ashura

Day of Ashura is a day pilgrims from all across the world visit the shrine of Husayn, the prophet Muhammad’s grandson in Karbala where he is buried, to pay their tribute to his courageous stand.

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Ashura

Millions of people across the world mark the day of Ashura as the day Husayn and all 72 of his supporters inculding his family members were killed in the Battle of Karbala

 

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Attendance of Christian people in the mourning procession held in the front of the holy shrine of Imam Husayn on the day of Ashura at Karbala

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Day of Ashura is a day in which Imam Husayn (the prophet Muhammad’s grandson) and all 72 of his companions including his family members were killed violently at the battle of Karbala and all their women and children were captured on this day. Thus, each year all the people from different religions participate in the mourning ceremonies and processions to commemorate the day of Ashura and memorize the goals of Imam Hussain.

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Day of ashura 2016 in iran
Noon prayer in congregation on the day of Ashura were held at all over the cities of Iran by shia Muslim mourners following mourning for the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Husayn.

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Football fans mark the day of Tasua 2016 in Iran

Shia football fans mark the day of Tasua during Iran-south Korea football match held in Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran.  Tasua is the 9th day of Muharram and Muslim people commemorate this day and mourn for the martyrdom of Hadrat Abbas and Imam Hussain, the prophet Muhammad’s grandsons who martyred on the following day, Ashura.

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Football fans dressed in black mourning for Hadrat Abbastasua-2016-09

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Azadi stadium was in black on the day of Tasua, the day before Ashura

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Why did Ashura happen?

Why did imam Hussain rise up?

The following image contains a part of Imam Hussain’s will explaining the main cause of Imam Hussain to rise up and going to Iraq:

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اني لم اخرج اشرا و لا بطرا و لامفسدا و لاظالما انما خرجت لطلب الاصلاح في امة جدي و اريد ان امر با لمعروف و انهي عن المنكر

“I did not rise up for the cause of wickedness, amusement, corruption or oppression, but I rose up to reform the Muslim community of my grandfather [Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)]. I want to promote virtue and prevent vice.”

Bihar Al-Anvar: Volume 44, Page 329

Read more about three main reason of Imam Hussain at Ashura

Ashura and Muharram 2016

Shia Muslims were participated in Muharram mourning ceremonies held in every where in all cities of Iran and other countries.

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Muharram and Ashura 2016 in Iran

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Muharram and Ashura 2016 in Iran

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Nazri food (charity food) in Muharram and Ashura 2016 in Iran

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Day of ashura

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.

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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

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day of Ashura in Isfihan, Iran

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Day of Ashura in the holy shrine of Lady Fatima Masumah, in Qom, in Iran

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Self-mutilation such as self-flagellation with knives or chains at any time specially on the day of Ashura and during the month of Muharram is forbidden (Haram) in Islam and Shiite scholars prohibited it. This kind of fabricated mourning is not allowed even by law in Iran despite the images which enemies of Islam try to to show.

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Day of Ashura

day of Ashura

Day of Ashura | Mourning ceremonies for the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhamad’s grandson and the thirs Shia Imam, Imam Hussain are held during Muharram and the day of Ashura and Muslim people across the globe attend these ceremonies