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(@TimDuffus) Tim Duffus said:April 13th, 2013 (12:40pm) PDT
Amazing photo My~Pic. Thanks for sharing.
(@MickeydelPilar) Michael del Pilar said:November 27th, 2012 (7:54pm) PST
Terrific portrait..that green covering is amazing.
(@Jennybear) Jenny Stevens said:November 26th, 2012 (7:54am) PST
I am really happy you are on my Snaplist as I truly enjoy your work. Another wonderful shot of something I would probably never see if it were not for you.
(@rich007) Rich Mayer said:November 26th, 2012 (5:22am) PST
Very nice!

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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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Uploaded: Nov 26th, 2012 (4:04am)
Category: Other
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 105 mm
Aperture: f/4
Shutter Speed: 1/100 sec
ISO: 2500

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