Muslims Mark Ashura In Delhi

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A Shiite Muslim self-flagellates during a religious procession... News PhotoAshura,Battle,Bestof,Bestpix,Horizontal,Imam Hussein,India,Karbala,New Delhi,Parade,Religion,Self-Flagellation,Shi'ite Islam,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW DELHI, INDIA - NOVEMBER 25: A Shiite Muslim self-flagellates during a religious procession marking Ashura on November 25, 2012 in New Delhi, India. The religious festival of Ashura, which involves a ten-day mourning period starting with the first day of Muharram on the Islamic calendar, commemorates and mourns the seventh-century martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Imam Hussein in the battle of Karbala. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)