12 Nov 2013

Self-flagellation during Muharram: Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) grandson Imam Hussein who was killed in battle in Karbala in Iraq 680 AD.

A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim child looks on covered in blood after taking part in ritual self-flagellation during a religious procession held on the seventh day of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Srinagar on November 12, 2013. The Islamic month of Muharram marks the seven-century martyrdom of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein who was shaheed in battle in Karbala in Iraq 680 AD.
Kashmir, Boy, Blood, Muharram, Islam, Religion, Imam Hussain-R.A, Karbala, Iraq, Prophet Muhammad (PBUM), Shiite, Self Flagellation,

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