HOLY CITY OF KARBALA, Iraq: Al-Imam Al-Hossein (AS)’s six-month-old
son Abdullah Ali Al-Asghar (AS) was the youngest martyr of Karbala.
Muharram 6 is attributed to his martyrdom commemoration across the
Therefore, his martyrdom was commemorated in different countries with
bringing out of “cradle” in majales al-aza and processions. Tens of
thousands of infants and little children, dressed in white and green
color clothes, participated in majales and processions.
The mothers were shedding tears to sympathize with Sayyedah Robab
(AS), mother of Ali Al-Asghar (AS).
Speakers opened their speeches with recitation of selected verses of
Surah Maryam, highlighted the philosophy of Karbala depicted the
martyrdom of Ali Al-Asghar (AS).
A big children procession was taken out from the Husseini shrine
compound. It terminated at the holy mausoleum of Al-Abbas (AS). The
mourners were holding replica coffin of Ali Al-Asghar (AS) to show the
tragedy of the little Husseini infant and barbarity of Yazidi forces.
Hormala (L) made Ali Al-Asghar (AS) a target of a very heavy
three-face arrow, which pierced the innocent infant's neck. Ali Al-Asghar
(AS) smiled and kissed martyrdom while still in the hands of his
father Imam Hussein (AS).
These ceremonies were also held in Iran, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Syria
and other countries.