What is the back ground of Muharram ?
Asked by sigma, 15 Nov '13 09:01 pm
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The Muharram 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 seventy two individuals who fought, including Imam Hussain, his family and supporters. The women and children left living were made prisoners and transported to Yazid's court in Damascus.Answered by LIPSIKA, 15 Nov '13 10:23 pm
Muharram is observed in the memory of bravery of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussain, who was killed in the Battle of Karbala. Muharram symbolizes the beginning of the Muslim New Year. The act of mourning during this period is also known as mass mourning. Unlike any other festival, Muharram is not a joyful festival or a colourful celebration. It is a sacred festival to remember the death of Imam Hussain.Answered by Lucky, 15 Nov '13 09:05 pm
There is nothing in back & ground reality .......... fact will be abused with in no time ......... hence I don't want to present ..........Answered by pradeep mishra, 15 Nov '13 09:05 pm