Shia followers of Ahlulbayt, peace be upon them, in Iraq and across the world have expressed their happiness on the arrival of the month of Shaaban, the month which marks the blessed births of the Muhammadi moons.
The holy shrine of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, carried out special preparations to commemorate the fragrant memory of the births of Ahlulbayt, peace be upon them.
Shia News correspondent in Holy Karbala said: “The shrine of Imam Hussein was decorated with natural flowers and roses today, in preparation for the arrival of the month of Shaaban and the commemoration of the auspicious births.”
He added that “the believers and visitors of the holy shrine expressed joy and happiness at these beautiful scenes that mark the arrival of the month of Sha’ban.”
The third day of the blessed month of Sha’ban marks the blessed birth of the Holy Prophet’s grandson, Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, followed by the birth Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas and Imam Ali Zain al-Abidin, peace be upon them, on the fourth and fifth days consecutively.
It should be mentioned that millions of visitors will flock from inside and outside Iraq to Holy Karbala to celebrate the great births and prepare for the greater event of the mid-Shaaban pilgrimage, the anniversary of the birth of the savior of humanity, Imam al-Mahdi, may Allah Almighty hasten his honourable reappearance.