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(@rich007) Rich Mayer said:November 26th, 2012 (5:21am) PST
This is you, right? Excellent photo :-)
(@mauropasquero) mauro pasquero said:November 26th, 2012 (5:00am) PST
Great work !
(@Marthe) marthe said:November 26th, 2012 (4:42am) PST
Very nice light in this beautiful portrait !
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The Mourning of Muharram is an important period of mourning in Shia Islam, taking place in Muharram which is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is also called the Remembrance of Muharram (Arabic: ذكرى محرم or مناسبة محرم‎). Many of the events associated with the remembrance take place in congregation halls known as Hussainia.

The event marks the anniversary of the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and a Shia Imam, was killed by the forces of the second Umayyad caliph Yazid I. The event is marked by arranging 'majalis' (gatherings) to review Islamic teachings and to commemorate Imam Hussain's sacrifice. The mourning reaches its climax on the tenth day, known as Ashura, on which the forces of Yazid killed the 72 individuals who fought, including Imam Hussain and his family and supporters. The women and children left living were made prisoners and transported to Yazid's court in Damascus.

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www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mourning_of_Muharram

Uploaded: Nov 26th, 2012 (4:00am)
Category: Other
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 67 mm
Aperture: f/4
Shutter Speed: 1/125 sec
ISO: 100



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