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Muharram Mourning in Canada

The word “Muharram” means “forbidden”. It is held to be the second holiest month, following Ramadan. Some Muslims fast during these days. The tenth day of Muharram is the Day of Ashura, which to Shia Muslims is part of the Mourning of Muharram.

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Some Imamzadeh with strange names

Imamzadeh Ein & Ghein An Imāmzādeh is a word found in both the Persian, Azerbaijani, and Urdulanguages, that refers to an immediate descendant of a Shi’i Imam.Imamzadeh means “offspring” or descendent of an imam. There are many other different ways of spelling this term.Some of these are imamzada, imamzadah, and emamzadah.These all have the same meanings. Imamzadeh are basically the ...

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