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Hum Naya Sal Manate Hain Tere Matam Se

Hum Naya Sal Manate Hain Tere Matam Se, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 108,222 items / 704,888 views

Apni Taqdeer Jagate hain Tere Matam se
Khoon ki Rah Bichate hain Tere Matam se
Apne Izhare Aqidat ka Salika yeh hai
Hum Naya Sal Manate hain Tere Matam se

This was sent as a SMS message to me by Munna Kama of Kaisar Bagh..

Karavan Lut Gaya Karavan Lut Gaya Ek Gharibul Watan Ka Jahan Lut Gaya

Phir Saal bhar ke baad Gam-e- Shah Ayega, Zinda jo Rahega wohi ye Gam Manayega

Phir Saal bhar ke baad Gam-e- Shah Ayega, Zinda jo Rahega wohi ye Gam Manayega, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. "Rahe to Agle Baras Hum hai aur ye gam Phir Hai,
Jo Chal base to ye Apna Salaame Akhir Hai."

Phir Saal bhar ke baad Gam-e- Shah Ayega,
Zinda jo Rahega wohi ye Gam Manayega

Peeto Saro ko saiyade wala chale gaye
Hum bekaso ke gham ka sahara chale gaye
Veeran har makaa huwa maula Chale Gaye.

Alvida Ya Hussain Aye Hussain Alvida

Saal bhar Apni Aakeh bhigoege hum
Dekh kar Behte Pani ko Roege hum
Aye Garibul Watan Aye Hussain Alvida

*Karbobal ke Payase Mehmaan Khuda Hafiz*
*Aye Jaane Nabi Dee ke Sultan Khuda Hafiz*
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*Ainda Saal phir hum zinda agar Rahege*
* Mazlumiyat pe Hoge Kurbaan Khuda Hafiz*
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*Har bhool har Khata ko maula Moaaf Karna*
* Mushkil humari karna Asaan Khuda Hafiz*
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*Jee bhar ke rona paye hum hai Shahe Dee Par*
* Pura huwa na dilka armaan Khuda Hafiz*
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*Veeran ho rahe hai ab hai Azaa Khane*
* Jaate hai karabala ke mehmaan khuda Haf…

Ghame Hussain Se Badkar Koie Gham Nahi

Ghame Hussain Se Badkar Koie Gham Nahi, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 108,179 items / 704,503 views

naye saal main ap
khushiya manate hain
khuda ap ko salamat rakhe
ham naye sal main
apne imam ko apne
ghar ke imambade main
bulate hain ansu bahate hain
ghame hussain se badkar
koie ghama nahi
hum apne ghame ko
yunhi bhool jate hain
apne khoon ko seench kar
hum apna gham bahate hain

Ashura 2009 Bargah Hyderabad

Ya Sayyedi Ya Abbas Ya Abul Fazlil Abbas

The Sleepers

The Sleepers, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 108,092 items / 704,317 views

These are young men , kids that lie on the path of the Alam , and the Alambardar or the carrier of the Alam will gently pass over them , this is a unique emotion , and signifies that the person lying on the floor will be under the protection of Hazrat Abbas ..

I shot more of this within the Bargah..

Hamara Gham Tum Kya Janoge

Hamara Gham Tum Kya Janoge, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. hamare ansoo
onse tum hame
pahchanoge
hamara gham
ghame hussain
tum kya janoge

Blade Matam at Bargah

Blade Matam at Bargah

Blade Matam at Bargah

Aye Sher e Nayastane Haidar Abbas

Blade Matam at Bargah

Ya Sakina Ya Abbas

The Quintessential Blade Matam of Hyderabad

The Shia Kid Father of Man

The Shia Kids of Hyderabad

The Shia Kids of Hyderabad, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. bold brave
iron clad
every child
every lad
the shia kids
of hyderabad
bought into
the arena
of pain
by his dad
the razor blade
his launch pad
a poetic pause
reverberating
ya hussain
on my keypad

Allah Humma Lanat Qatalatal Husain

Allah Humma Lanat Qatalatal Husain, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 107,959 items / 703,339 views

inshallah
our curses on the killers
of imam hussain
will never end
everytime
we drink water
curses to yazid
we send
hussain
is humanity
a thought
we befriend
we neither bow
we dont bend
we bleed
the skies
with the chant of
Allah Humma
Lanat
Qatalatal Husain
we rend
Hussainyat
with the last drop
of our blood
we defend
to the lovers
of imam hussain
our hand of friendship
we extend

The Rose Water Sprinkler Guy

The Rose Water Sprinkler Guy, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. He is a brave kid moving into the area of the matamdars who cut themselves with a frenzy, he sprinkles the rose water the only cooling remedy..no ointments no anti tetanus shots ..the daggers are merely washed in water and everyone uses it, I too used the same dagger after a person had cut himself..

Shooting the Bargah is an experience of a life time, in the back ground the nohas of Anjumane Parwane Shabbir continue.. and in reply the chest beatings with the blades begin..women sit at two ends of the Bargah and on the hot terrace roof top.. a lady looked like a foreigner head covered silently shot the rituals below..

The covered Alam of Hazrat Abbas has taken the shape of a human body..you can check the pictures I shot..they say the elephant that carries the Bibika Alam cries too, I shot a lot of pictures to captures a tear..yes photography is capturing pain suspended in a drop as it rolls down the cheek.…

Blade

Blade, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 107,944 items / 703,305 views

cutting open
their chests
with a blade
hyderabadi
matamdars
in puddles of blood
as they wade
ya maulah
unafraid
choreography
of pain
flesh flayed
time ages
but ghame hussain
will never jade
from the tears
of princess fatima
the shias were made