taazieh

Nov. 12, 2013. An Iranian Muslim Shiite man, acting as the prophet Jesus © and his apostles before the battle of Karbala, take part in the annual religious performance of “Taazieh,” in the Iranian town of Noosh Abad near the central city of Kashan marking the mourning period of Ashura which commemorates the killing of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussein.

Read more: Pictures of the Week: November 8 – November 15

Iranian Muslim Shiite boys impersonating the role of genies, the spiritual creatures mentioned in the Koran, take part in the annual religious performance of “Taazieh” in the Iranian town of Noosh Abad near the central city of Kashan marking the mourning period of Ashura which commemorates the killing of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussein.

Made with Instagram

@teuu replied to your photo

Why are these children doing black face?

can you delete this.

“Nov. 12, 2013. Iranian Muslim Shiite boys impersonating the role of genies, the spiritual creatures mentioned in the Koran, take part in the annual religious performance of “Taazieh” in the Iranian town of Noosh Abad near the central city of Kashan marking the mourning period of Ashura which commemorates the killing of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussein.”