15:14 - August 22, 2020
News ID: 3472340
TEHRAN (IQNA) – With the arrival of Muharram and days of mourning for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his faithful companions, the Iranian Academics Quranic Organization has organized the campaign of Rawda Khani at Home.


Rawda Khani refers to reciting mourning rituals to commemorate Imam Hussein’s (AS) martyrdom.

There are two Categories, namely Arts (podcast, calligraphy, photography, video, painting, calligraphy painting, typography) and Multimedia (speeches, book introduction, and forum).

Shia Muslims around the world mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the Sayyid-ul-Shuhada (master of martyrs), in Muharram, the first month in the lunar Hijri calendar (began Friday).

The third Shia Imam (AS) and a small group of his followers and family members were martyred by the tyrant of his time - Yazid Bin Moaweya, in the battle of Karbala on the tenth day of Muharram (known as Ashura) in the year 680 AD.


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