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Kerbala, Iraq

2012.01.24
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The Shrine of Hussein Ibn Ali, The Grandson of Prophet Mohammed in Kerbala, Iraq -Expansion Project going on, hence the front is seen still under construction.
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali, is revered by Muslims for his loyalty to his half-brother Husayn ibn ‘Alī, his respect for the Ahl al-Bayt, and his role in the Battle of Karbalā. He was known as the greatest warrior in Arabia and mirrored the strength of his father, ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib.
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali
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The shrine of Al-‘Abbās Ibn Ali
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This is an area between the two shrines (Baina haramein) - between the shrines, and I had the privileged of visiting this last month. Millions gather here during the Arba'een.




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10 Comments
????? Fantastic Lights Riyaz...
????? · 2012-01-24: 07:34
slowpete excellent night photography
slowpete · 2012-01-24: 07:47
suandro Impressive pics!!
suandro · 2012-01-24: 08:34
SADHYA Fantastic shots Riyaz. Thank you so much for sharing these special images.
SADHYA · 2012-01-24: 12:42
????? great leading lines in #6!
????? · 2012-01-24: 15:13
TIM927 I think I know now,,,,
TIM927 · 2012-01-24: 17:23
photodeclair beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
photodeclair · 2012-01-24: 17:48
Shaparak wow! you've been Iraq! such me in 2 years ago!
Excellent shot at night and so brilliant!
you should come here Iran too!
Shaparak · 2012-01-24: 23:37
NellyBly Fantastic shots..#5 especially captivating..
NellyBly · 2012-01-25: 16:37
livelovelaugh Wow! These are amazing, Riyaz. You've certainly captured a lovely, spiritual moment. :)
livelovelaugh · 2012-01-29: 16:37
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Tagged: arbaeen pilgrimage hussein abbas shrine imam iraq kerbala
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