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09 February 2006

The Evening of Ashura

Gr33nData , Ashura , Hussein , Iran
The Evening of Ashura, by Mahmoud Farshchian

This is one of the most famous paintings representing the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH) at Karbalaa in the 10th of Muharram 61 AH (approx. 20 October 680 AD). The ladies with the now masterless horse - Zuljana - weeping after the martyrdom of the Imam.
The painting is called "The evening of Ashura" and is drawn by the Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian.

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1 comment:

  1. This is a very beautiful painting.
    I am reading about Ashura in an effort to learn more about the observance. Thank you for sharing.