Month of sorrows
Ashura is the tenth day of the month of Muharram in the Hijri calendar, and it is called Ashura among Muslims, the day on which God saved Moses from Pharaoh and coincides with the day of the killing of Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet. Mohammed. He was martyred in the Battle of Karbala and women consider it a day of mourning and grief. For Imam Hussein bin Ali to his family through the preacher who often sits on the pulpit. In the midst of the people, so that people weep over the killing, other rituals such as slapping begin, the subject sits and the mourning is repeated over the afflicted, and the killing of Hussain is depicted in them, and in these gatherings there are manifestations. Of sadness and crying accompany the large number of flags and sounds of drums and others. Processions are also held to visit the Husseini shrine in Karbala, and the people perform the so-called Husseini rituals, such as slapping, wearing black clothes, and scenes from the Taff incident.