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Muharram 2019: Muslims Around the World Participate in Muharram Procession

India | Associated Press | September 11, 2019, 9:50 am
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 Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite Muslims carry a 'Tazia', or a replica of the coffin of Imam Hussein during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims carry a 'Tazia', or a replica of the coffin of Imam Hussein during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslim women during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslim women during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslims during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Ajmer. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Ajmer. (Image: PTI)

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 Shia Muslims mourn during a Muharram procession in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

Shia Muslims mourn during a Muharram procession in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslims flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Shiite Muslims flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims carry 'tazias' during a Muharram procession to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, outside the Jama Masjid in old Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Muslims carry 'tazias' during a Muharram procession to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, outside the Jama Masjid in old Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Shia Muslims beat their chests as mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, during a Muharram procession in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Shia Muslims beat their chests as mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, during a Muharram procession in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslims feed a horse during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims feed a horse during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslims carry a 'Tazia', or a replica of the coffin of Imam Hussein, during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in front of Hawa Mahal in Jaipur. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims carry a 'Tazia', or a replica of the coffin of Imam Hussein, during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in front of Hawa Mahal in Jaipur. (Image: PTI)

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 A Shiite Muslim flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

A Shiite Muslim flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 Fire eaters perform stunts on the occasion of Muharram during a procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Ranchi. (Image: PTI)

Fire eaters perform stunts on the occasion of Muharram during a procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Ranchi. (Image: PTI)

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 A girl watches Shiite children beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

A girl watches Shiite children beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite Muslims carry a 'Tazia', or a replica of the coffin of Imam Hussein during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims carry a 'Tazia', or a replica of the coffin of Imam Hussein during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)

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 Pakistani Shiite Muslims attend a Muharram procession, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistani Shiite Muslims attend a Muharram procession, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Patna. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Muslims gather outside the golden-domed shrine of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

Muslims gather outside the golden-domed shrine of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 A Shiite Muslim beats himself with chains during a Muharram procession, in Lahore, Pakistan. (Image: PTI)

A Shiite Muslim beats himself with chains during a Muharram procession, in Lahore, Pakistan. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslims gather for the traditional ceremony of 'Tabuts' during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Sangli district of Maharashtra. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims gather for the traditional ceremony of 'Tabuts' during a Muharram procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Sangli district of Maharashtra. (Image: PTI)

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 Muslims chant slogans during a Muharram procession, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Muslims chant slogans during a Muharram procession, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite women beat their chests during a Muharram procession, in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Shiite women beat their chests during a Muharram procession, in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Black-clad Shiite Muslims mourn in a ceremony a day ahead of Ashoura in Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP)

Black-clad Shiite Muslims mourn in a ceremony a day ahead of Ashoura in Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Iraq. (Image: AP)

Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 A Shiite Muslim beats himself with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

A Shiite Muslim beats himself with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 In this combination photo of six photographs shows Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

In this combination photo of six photographs shows Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 A woman weeps while watching Tazieh, a traditional play re-enacting the death of Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and 72 of his companions in Iran. (Image: AP)

A woman weeps while watching Tazieh, a traditional play re-enacting the death of Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and 72 of his companions in Iran. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite Muslim women look on during a religious procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in Ajmer. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslim women look on during a religious procession on the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in Ajmer. (Image: PTI)

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 Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

Shiite Muslims beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 Shiite Muslims beat their chests as they mourn during a Muharram procession to commemorate the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Shiite Muslims beat their chests as they mourn during a Muharram procession to commemorate the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Fire eaters perform stunts on the occasion of Muharram during a procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Dibrugarh. (Image: PTI)

Fire eaters perform stunts on the occasion of Muharram during a procession to mourn the martyrdom of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in Dibrugarh. (Image: PTI)

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 A young Shiite Muslim flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

A young Shiite Muslim flagellates himself with knives on chains during a Muharram procession, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 A woman weeps while watching Tazieh, a traditional play re-enacting the death of Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and 72 of his companions in Iran. (Image: AP)

A woman weeps while watching Tazieh, a traditional play re-enacting the death of Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and 72 of his companions in Iran. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims beat their chests during a mourning ceremony a day ahead of Ashoura in Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP)

Muslims beat their chests during a mourning ceremony a day ahead of Ashoura in Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims attend the mid-day prayer prior to a Muharram procession at a mosque, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Muslims attend the mid-day prayer prior to a Muharram procession at a mosque, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims beat their chests during a mourning ceremony a day ahead of Ashoura in Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP)

Muslims beat their chests during a mourning ceremony a day ahead of Ashoura in Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP)

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