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Ashura Mourning on Day ten


Wednesday being the normal weekly Tafsir day, Sheikh Zakzaky continued with Tafsir of the holy Qur’an in Surah Fatir and Yaseen at Baqiyyatullah Husainiyyah and it was attended by thousands of people.

After the Tafsir lesson, Sheikh Zakzaky spoke briefly on the  heart rendering event which the enemies of Islam butchered the Imam Husain(AS), his family members and companions at the plain of Karbala on 10th Muharram 61AH. Speaking on the event of karbala, as usual, was started since the first of Muharram by Sheikh Zakzaky as he recounted its history, genesis and the lessons in it.

After sunset prayers the gathering perform matam. Poets narrated the karbala tragedy in their poetry as mourners shed tears. At the end Sheikh Zakzaky recited Ziyara of Imam Husain(AS)  and a closing prayer.

Press TV reporter attended the programme and had interview with Sheikh Zakzaky on the importance and significance of Ashura mourning gathering. Another reporter from Japan also attended Ashura Progarmme two years ago.

During previous lectures by Sheikh Zakzaky, he described the acceptability of Ashura programme worldwide as one of the sign of re-emergence of Imam Mahdi(AJ).