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The Shiite mourning month of Muharram begins on December 18.
The Revolutionary Guard and the basij are determined to make sure that Muharram and Ashura will not provide that opportunity.
He was killed on the tenth of Muharram (Ashura) in the year 680 on the plain of Karbala, in what is now Iraq.
The Sunns do not, except as spectators, take any part in the Muharram ceremonies.
This is an orthodox blow at the Sha'h practices in the month of Muharram.
Among Muhammadans, Shiah women remove their nose-rings during the Muharram as a sign of mourning.
The Muharram celebration takes its name from the first month of the Muhammadan year, during which it takes place.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official
The Muslims had hitherto observed as the principal fast the 'Ashr, the tenth of Muharram.
- the first month of the Islamic year
from Arabic: sacred
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