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In pics | Shia Muslims mourn Muharram; Tazia procession returns to J&K Lal Chowk after 34 Years

Updated On Jul 29, 2023 04:01 PM IST
  • Shia Muslims across the world commemorate the death of Hussain in the battle of Karbala on “Ashura”. It is the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram.
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Muharram is the first month of the Islamic Calendar. Meanwhile, the first day of this holy month is known as the Islamic New Year, Al Hijri or Arabic New Year. The month holds great significance for Muslims around the globe as Prophet Muhammad migrated from Mecca to Medina during this time. It also has historical importance for both Sunni and Shia Muslims.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 29, 2023 04:01 PM IST

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic Calendar. Meanwhile, the first day of this holy month is known as the Islamic New Year, Al Hijri or Arabic New Year. The month holds great significance for Muslims around the globe as Prophet Muhammad migrated from Mecca to Medina during this time. It also has historical importance for both Sunni and Shia Muslims.(PTI)

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Muharram commemorates the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), who sacrificed his life at the altar of true belief.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muharram commemorates the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), who sacrificed his life at the altar of true belief.(PTI)

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Shia Muslims engage in mourning processions, self-flagellation or chest-beating as expressions of grief, and mourning rituals, processions and gatherings in mosques.(Photo by Deepak Gupta Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shia Muslims engage in mourning processions, self-flagellation or chest-beating as expressions of grief, and mourning rituals, processions and gatherings in mosques.(Photo by Deepak Gupta Hindustan Times)

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After more than three decades since the outbreak of militancy, the Shia community on Thursday took out a Muharram procession on a traditional route in Srinagar passing through the Lal Chowk area, with hundreds of people participating in it amid tight security.(Photo By Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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After more than three decades since the outbreak of militancy, the Shia community on Thursday took out a Muharram procession on a traditional route in Srinagar passing through the Lal Chowk area, with hundreds of people participating in it amid tight security.(Photo By Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times)

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Shia mourners take part in Muharram processions on the tenth day of Muharram, at Bota Kadal area in Srinagar. (Photo By Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shia mourners take part in Muharram processions on the tenth day of Muharram, at Bota Kadal area in Srinagar. (Photo By Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times)

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Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha participating in Muharram procession on the tenth day of Muharram,at Bota Kadal area in Srinagar,on 29 July 2023.(Photo By Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha participating in Muharram procession on the tenth day of Muharram,at Bota Kadal area in Srinagar,on 29 July 2023.(Photo By Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Imam Hussain on Saturday, saying his courage and commitment to the ideals of justice and human dignity are noteworthy.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Imam Hussain on Saturday, saying his courage and commitment to the ideals of justice and human dignity are noteworthy.(PTI)

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Millions of Shiite Muslims around the world commemorated Ashoura, a remembrance of the 7th-century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith.(Photo by Deepak Gupta Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Millions of Shiite Muslims around the world commemorated Ashoura, a remembrance of the 7th-century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith.(Photo by Deepak Gupta Hindustan Times)

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Tazia procession was taken out across Lucknow city on the occasion of Muharram.(Photo by Deepak Gupta Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tazia procession was taken out across Lucknow city on the occasion of Muharram.(Photo by Deepak Gupta Hindustan Times)

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Female Muslim devotees participate in a procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, in Shimla.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Female Muslim devotees participate in a procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, in Shimla.(PTI)

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Shia Muslims mourn during a Muharram procession on the day of 'Ashura', in Lucknow.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shia Muslims mourn during a Muharram procession on the day of 'Ashura', in Lucknow.(PTI)

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Muslim devotees prepare drinks for fellow devotees during a procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, in Kolkata. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslim devotees prepare drinks for fellow devotees during a procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, in Kolkata. (PTI)

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Muslim devotees during a procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, in Hubballi, Saturday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslim devotees during a procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, in Hubballi, Saturday.(PTI)

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