Millions of pilgrims mark Twereej Run ritual


The Imam Hussein Holy Shrine announced that millions of Shia pilgrims took part in a special ceremony, Twereej Run ritual, to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him.

According to reports, this year’s Tewreej Run was held with massive participations of millions of devoted pilgrims.

During the run, pilgrims march from Tweerej district, just outside Karbala, to the holy shrine of al-Abbas, peace be upon him, and then to the holy shrine of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him.

The holy shrines in Karbala have prepared the area between the holy shrines in order for the lovers of the Ahlulbayt, peace be upon them, to mark the holy Twereej Run ritual.

The run commenced after noon prayer on the tenth of Muharram from Twereej district to the holy city center near the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and his brother al-Abbas, peace be upon them.

It is worth mentioning that a large number of Ahlulbayt lovers take part in the Husseini ritual.


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