Saturday, January 19, 2008

ASHURA in TEHRAN مراسم خيمه سوزي ظهر عاشورا

What is Ashura ?

In the month of Muharram 61 AH (approx. 20 October 680 AD), an event took place in Iraq at a place known as Kerbala on the bank of the river Euphrates. It seemed in those days insignificant from the historical point of view. A large army which had been mobilised by the Umayyad regime besieged a group of persons numbering less than a hundred and put them under pressure to pay allegiance to the Caliph of the time and submit to his authority. The small group resisted and a severe battle took place in which they were all killed.

It appeared at that time that like hundreds of similar events, this battle would be recorded in history and forgotten in time. However, the events that occurred on the 10th day of Muharram in Kerbala were to become a beacon and an inspiration for future generations. In this article, we shall examine briefly the principal adversaries.

Special tradition to commemorate Tasua in Khorramabad, Iran
An Iranian Shiite Muslim woman covers her face as she attends a traditional religion ceremony in Khorramabad city in Lorestan province, 499 km (310 miles) west of
Tehran, Iran on January 18, 2008. Ashura is the peak of ten days of mourning during the Islamic month of Muharram, the first month of the lunar calendar, when Shiite Muslims mourn the slaughter of Imam Hussein 1366 years ago in what is now Karbala in southern Iraq. During the day of Tasua, the women mourners in this city cover their faces, and walk in silence as they knock on the doors of forty houses and light candles in forty spots. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)


اين عكسها كه مشاهده مي كنيد براي ظهر عاشورا است كه مراسم خيمه سوزي در ظهر عاشورا انجام مي گيرد اين مراسم گويا امسال ممنوع شده ولي با كمال تعجب ديدم كه خيمه سوزي را اين دسته انجام داد

يه سري عكس هم تادانه پارسال گرفته بود از همين مراسم خيمه سوزي كه كليك كنيد و ببينيد

عكسهاي وحيد قرايي از ظهر عاشورا در كرمان

گزارش تصويري ايسنا از مراسم سوگواري سالار شهيدان كربالي معلي

عكس ماهواره اي از بين الحرمين

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