Muharram

  • Muharram mourning rituals revitalize Tehran city

    Muharram mourning rituals revitalize Tehran city

    Tehran, IRNA - Tehran Municipality organizes special events for mourning of martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S), third Shia Imam, in the capital city, which are going to be held respecting health protocols to avoid spread of coronavirus among mourners during the holy month of Muharram, the first month in Islamic calendar.

  • Interior minister urges observing health protocols in Muharram rituals

    Interior minister urges observing health protocols in Muharram rituals

    Tehran, IRNA – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Monday called on the health and executive officials of the country to cooperate with each other so as to observe health protocols during the rituals of the mourning month of Muharram.  

  • Ta’zieh in Shiraz

    Ta’zieh in Shiraz

    Ta’zieh is a traditional Persian theatrical genre in which the drama is conveyed predominantly through music and dramatic narration. Ta’zieh (condolence theater) is a play on religious rituals, which is especially performed in Iran during the holy month of Muharram concurrent with the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and 72 of his companions in Karbala. Shiraz, Iran. October 7, 2020. IRNA/Reza Ghaderi.

  • Iranians mark Tasu'a ceremonies; observe health protocols

    Iranians mark Tasu'a ceremonies; observe health protocols

    Iranian Shia Muslims commemorate Tasu'a , the 9th day of the 10 consecutive mourning days ending up to the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS), the third Shia Imam, while observing health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), all across Iran on August 29, 2020. IRNA

  • FM Zarif honors Imam Hussein' great sacrifice

    FM Zarif honors Imam Hussein' great sacrifice

    Tehran, Aug 29, IRNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message recalled great sacrifices of Imam Hussein (AS), saying it has established resistance in heats of his followers.

  • Muharram mourning rituals half a century ago in Iran

    Muharram mourning rituals half a century ago in Iran

    The photo album depicts some photos of Muharram mourning rituals in Iran half a century ago. During centuries, the mourning rituals for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions have been held differently in each part of the country concerning local rituals and values. August 18, 2020. IRNA.

  • Tehran on threshold of Muharram rituals

    Tehran on threshold of Muharram rituals

    While Iran is still fighting the coronavirus outbreak, this year’s Muharram mourning rituals would be different from previous years. Muharram rituals are going to be held under the health protocols in Tehran, Iran. August 18, 2020. IRNA/ Hasan Shirvani