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The Mourning of Muharram, marked with 'Matam' chest beating

The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
01/11
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Many of the male and female participants congregate in public for ceremonial chest beating (matam) as a display of their devotion to Imam Husayn and in remembrance of his suffering.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
02/11
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Shia people carry the Taziye during the parade. Many of the male and female participants congregate in public for ceremonial chest beating (matam) as a display of their devotion to Imam Husayn and in remembrance of his suffering.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
03/11
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A large number of Shiyas doing Hand Mattam during the 7th Mhurram UL Harram at Fakir ka Pir by the jammatie.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
04/11
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A large number of Shiyas doing Hand Mattam during the 7th Mhurram UL Harram at Fakir ka Pir by the jammatie.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
05/11
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Many of the male and female participants congregate in public for ceremonial chest beating (matam) as a display of their devotion to Imam Husayn and in remembrance of his suffering.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
06/11
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A large number of Shiyas doing Hand Mattam during the 7th Mhurram UL Harram at Fakir ka Pir by the jammatie.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
07/11
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Shiyas Peoples carry Taziye during the Jullos from the Fakir ka Pir by the jammatie.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
08/11
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Many of the male and female participants congregate in public for ceremonial chest beating (matam) as a display of their devotion to Imam Husayn and in remembrance of his suffering.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
09/11
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A large number of Shiyas doing Hand Mattam during the 7th Mhurram UL Harram at Fakir ka Pir by the jammatie.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
10/11
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Shiyas peopels are ouching a Horse during the 7th Mhurram UL Harram at Fakir ka Pir by the jammatie.
The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
11/11
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A shiya lady holding a candle plate for her Mannat.
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating
  • The Mourning of Muharram marked with Matam chest beating

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.

A large number of Shiyas doing Hand Mattam during the 7th Mhurram UL Harram at Fakir ka Pir by the Jammaties. They also carry Taziye and Horses.
This jullos will finish at Mola Ali Qadam Gah

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