Aashura-A day of remembrance observed across Jammu

Aashura-A day of remembrance  observed across Jammu

Shia Muslims observed Aashura today with prayers and self-flagellation across Jammu.  Aashura which is observed on the 10th day of the month of Muharram is also known as the ‘Day of Remembrance’

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The procession to pay tribute to Imam Hussein grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and his 72 companions who died in the battle of Karbala was taken out.

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The mourners were seen reciting Nohas and Marsiah during the procession where Many Shia Muslims practiced chest beating .

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while there were some who whipped  their bodies with chains and  cut their foreheads with knives.

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After passing through the traditional route of Lakdatta Bazaar, Rajindra Bazaar, Shaheedi Chowk and Wazarat Road, the crowd congregated at Karbala Complex where Sham-e-Ghariban was delivered by Moulana Syed Mohammad.

 

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A procession was also taken out from New Plot also. The mourners involved in the procession joined the main procession at Imam Bargah Sofi Shah Peer Mitha.

 

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In the end, Muharram ended with dua(prayer) for peace, harmony and brotherhood in the country and state.

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