29 Sep 2018 - 08:00 to 09:30
Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, a city known for its nawabs and kababs is profound in
29 Sep 2018 - 11:00 to 13:30
Shillong
The Air Force Museum, located in 7th mile, upper Shillong,
29 Sep 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00
Pondicherry
Exquisite bronze sculptures were produced in the Tamil country

Workspace

Remembrance of Muharram

Setting

Karbala, present-day Iraq

Observed by

Shia and Sunni Muslims, many Sufi Muslims also keep a fast for the people martyred in Karbala

Regions

Muslims around the world. Mostly in  Iran, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Iraq, Tanzania, Tehran, Indonesia, Turkey, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Lebanon, Azerbaijan

Rituals

Majalis al-ta'zia (the memorial services)

Ziyarat Ashura and ziyarat al-Arba'in (visitation of Husayn's tomb in Karbala particularly on the occasion of the 10th day of Ashura and the 40th day after the battle)

Al-mawakib al-husayniyya (the public mourning processions)

Representation of the battle of Karbala in the form of a play (shabih), and the flagellation (tatbir)

Imambaras of India and Bangladesh

Aasafi Imambara or Bara Imambara, Lucknow

 

Hussainabad Imambara, Lucknow

 

Imambara, Murshidabad, West Bengal

 

Hooghly Imambara, Hooghly, West Bengal

 

The Hussaini Dalan, Dhaka, Bangladesh