Morteza Nikoubazl Photography

Muharram Khorramabad/Iran

On 9th day of the holy month of Muharram (Tasoua) People “Mostly women”  living in the city of Khorramabad in Lorestan province cover their faces by scarf, do not talking, visit forty places and bring something as Sugar, Candy, Fruit, etc.. to the visited places.

On 10th day of Muharram (Ashura) Mourners cover themselves in mud, walk on the city in groups and beat themselves by chain or their hands to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century battle of Kerbala