In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
May Allah make our reward and your reward great, for our grief for Hussain, (peace be upon him).
10th of Muharram 61 Hijra– 10th October 680 AD – The Day of Ashura
On the 10th day of Muharram which is the first month of the Islamic Calendar we, the Shia Muslim Community commemorate the tragic event of the merciless massacre of the beloved grandson of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) – Imam Hussein (A.S.) along with members of his family and the faithful companions numbering to seventy two in the desert plains of Karbala, Iraq in 61 A.H.
The Karbala massacre is known as one of the darkest and saddest days in the Islamic history.