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  Updated: February 5, 2006

Bahrainis observing unparalleled sacrifice of Imam Hussein (A)

By: Ali Al-Qadumi

AL-MANAMA, Bahrain: Majalis wa Mavakib Al-Azaiyah, or the mourning sittings and processions continued in Bahrain day and night to observe the greatest-ever sacrifice of Al- Imam Al-Hussein bin Ali bin Abi Talib (A).

Speakers, mourners and elegists by highlighting Husseini sacrifice, performing latam, chest-beating and shedding tears paid rich homage to the grandson of holy Prophet (S) Al-Hussein (A) and his near and dear ones whose sacrifices gave new life to Islam and courtesy to which today azan (prayer calls) are heard from mosques.

The whole country is presenting picture of mourning for Hussein (A) who gave his head in prostration but did not give his and in the hand of Yazid thus upheld the name of Allah.

Hot and cold drinks, and meal stands are set up everywhere to facilitate the mourners.

Mourning programs continue in Bahrain

AL-MANAMA, Bahrain: Big majalis wa mawakeb al-azaa, or the Husseini mourning sittings and procession, were continued across the country since appearance of Moharram moon to pay rich homage to matchless sacrifices presented by grandson of Holy Prophet (p), Al-Imam Al-Hussein (p) along with his near and dear ones some 1,400 years ago in the flaming desert of Karbala for defense of Islam and Shari’ah and protection of high human values.

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