Oct 31, 2018 09:03 UTC
  • Arba’een pilgrims in Imam Hossein’s holy shrine in Karbala

TEHRAN (FNA)- A large number of enthusiast pilgrims, who have arrived in Iraq in recent days for performing Arba’een rites and rituals from all over the world made pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Imam Hossein (PBUH).

Arba’een, which is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, comes 40 days after Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shias’ Imam and Grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).