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A Message From Master Card ,,To A Beggar Poet - Beggar Bard

A Message From Master Card ,,To A Beggar Poet - Beggar Bard, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
A Message From Master Card ,,To A Beggar Poet - Beggar Bard

What Is Chehlum -Arbayeen.. 40 Days Martyrdom of Imam Hussain Grandson of the Holy Prophet

What Is Chehlum -Arbayeen.. 40 Days Martyrdom of Imam Hussain Grandson of the Holy Prophet, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr.
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Arba'een (Arabic: الأربعين‎, "forty") or Chehelom (Persian: چهلم‎, Urdu: چہلم‎, "the fortieth [day]"), is a Shia Muslim religious observance that occurs 40 days after the Day of Ashura. It commemorates the martyrdom of Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad which falls on the 20th day of the month of Safar. Imam Husayn and 72 companions were martyred in the Battle of Karbala in the year 61 AH (680 CE), killed by Yazid I's army. Arba'een is also observed 40 days after the death of a family member or loved one. Forty days is the usual length of the time of mourning in many Islamic cultures. Arba'een, or Chehlom, is one of the largest pilgrimage gatherings on Earth, in which over 15 million people go to the city of Karbala in Iraq.[1][2][3][4][5]
The occasion reminds the faithful of …