15:17 - September 16, 2019
News ID: 3469415
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Ashura and Arbaeen are the themes of the artworks displayed at the first edition of an art exhibition in Quetta, Pakistan.


Titled “Sham-e Hedayat” (candle of guidance), the three-day exhibition started on September 14 and will conclude today, September 16.

 It has been organized in cooperation with a number of the young artists and university students of the city.

The artworks presented at the exhibition include photos, paintings and short documentary films about Ashura and Arbaeen (40th day after Ashura).

Shia Muslims around the world mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the Sayyid-ul-Shuhada (master of martyrs), in Muharram.

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. 

This year, Muharram began on Sunday, September 1, and the mourning rituals culminated on Ashura, the tenth day of Muharram.

Tags: IQNA ، exhibition ، Ashura ، Arbaeen ، Pakistan
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