Ashura Procession in London / by Marco Secchi

The Day of Ashura is on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram. It is commemorated by Shia Muslims as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet,  at the Battle of Karbala on 10 Muharram in the year 61 AH (October 10, 680 AD

The gallery of today Ashura Procession in London is here.