A tazia is a replica of Imam Hussain’s tomb. In Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, a Hindu family makes Tazias during Muharram.
“This is a message to the anti-social elements. Hindus and Muslims live here like brothers and we will continue to live in peace. No outsider can create fissures between us.”
Construction of five houses of worship forming an interfaith village has begun in Switzerland.
Hussaini Brahmins, known as Mohyals, are a community of Hindus who incorporate Muslim traditions and rituals.
MUMBAI: 125 Hindus, in addition to thousands of Shias and Sunnis, have registered their names to travel to Karbala, Iraq to defend the holy shrine of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad from the anticipated attack by the extremist group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), which has unleashed a reign of terror…
Hindus joined Shia Muslims to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain
The “imambara” is flocked by Hindus and Muslims both, who observe Moharram by offering prayers and holding majlis in which men and women chant and weep, mourning the martyrdom of Imam Hasan and their followers.
The Nawabs of Awadh gave land and finances to build temples while Hindus participated in the mourning during the month of Muharram.
Hundreds of Hindus Thursday joined Muslims in Orissa to observe the 10th day of Muharram, to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.