What's the Story Behind Muharram Festival's Porridge Tradition?

July 28, 2023               Prasad S

A significant religious event for Muslims worldwide, marking the first month of the Islamic calendar.

Muharram Festival

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A day to remember Imam Hussein's sacrifice and his followers in the Battle of Karbala.


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Time to honor Imam Hussein's courage.

Commemoration and Mourning

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Sharing porridge to show care and kindness.

Porridge Tradition

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Giving porridge to help others and feel united.

Charity and Unity

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Walking and praying together to show respect and sorrow.

Processions and Prayer

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Some fast on Ashura and break it with porridge to remember the past.

Voluntary Fasting

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People worldwide celebrate Muharram in their unique ways.

Global Observance

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