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Iranian Muslims celebrate Ashura Religious Festival in Bijar, Iran

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Iranian Muslims celebrate Ashura Religious Festival in Bijar, Iran
Iranian men are covered with mud during a ritual ceremony called Kharrah Mali in Bijar, located in Kurdistan Province, Iran on November 25 , 2012. Shiite Muslims all over the world celebrate Ashura to mourn the slaying of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein, in the battle of Karbala in the year 680 A.D. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian
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