VIDEO: Millions of Pilgrims from in & out of Iraq Coming to Karbala

Tue Oct 11, 2016 14:02:54

In Tasua millions of pilgrims from inside and outside of Iraq reaching to Iraqi holy city of Karbala and many others continue to pour in Holy Shrine of Imam Hossein And Hazrate Abbas to commemorate for Ashura the 10th day of Shias Mourning in Muharram.

Ashura Mourning Ceremonies will be happen tomorrow by Shia Moslims in many Arab and Muslim countries around the world, a similar ceremony also will be held in a number of Western countries by Shiites.

Today in Tasua 9th Day of Muharam Millions of Shia Muslims are holding mourning ceremonies worldwide, the eve of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.

Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and his companions were martyred in the Battle of Karbala, in southern Iraq, in 680 AD after fighting courageously for justice against the much larger army of the Umayyad caliph, Yazid I, which some historians estimate to have been some 100,000-strong.

Large numbers of Iranians have joined Shia Muslims of different nationalities in rituals in the Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala. Karbala is home to Imam Hussein shrine.

Muharram ceremonies represent the never-ending and unswerving stance of truth against mendacity and the humanity’s struggle against tyranny, the cause for which Imam Hussein sacrificed his life.

Imam Hussein and his companions were martyred on Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, which falls on October 12 this year.

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