3 Mar 2018 - 16:30 to 18:00
Mumbai , Maharashtra
When you enter a certain bylane close to the Charni Road Station
4 Mar 2018 - 07:30 to 09:30
, Tamil Nadu
Mamallapuram is one of the most ancient towns of Tamil Nadu. It
4 Mar 2018 - 07:30 to 10:30
Kolkata , West Bengal
Sovabazar Rajbari or the royal house of Shovabazar is one of the

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