Muslims Mark Ashura In Delhi

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A Shiite boy readies himself, as he holds sharpened blades attached... Fotografia de notíciasAfiado,Autoflagelação,Batalha,Carbala,Corrente,Criança,Desfile,Exatidão,Festividade religiosa islâmica Ashura,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,Islamismo Xiita,Ligado,Muharram,Nova Deli,Preparação,Rapazes,Religião,ÍndiaPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW DELHI, INDIA - NOVEMBER 25: A Shiite boy readies himself, as he holds sharpened blades attached to chains, prior to taking part in a self-flagellation ritual during a religious procession marking Ashura on November 25, 2012 in New Delhi, India. The religious festival of Ashura, which involves a ten-day mourning period starting with the first day of Muharram on the Islamic calendar, commemorates and mourns the seventh-century martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Imam Hussein in the battle of Karbala. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)