View Full Version : Ashura in Iraq

01-30-2007, 05:01 PM
Very interesting post at Talisman Gate blog by Nibras Kazimi, a secular Iraqi exile and member of the Iraqi National Congress about the Shia festival of Ashura. Does a lot to explain this holiday (http://talismangate.blogspot.com/2007/01/today-is-ashura.html)to us non-Shia.

01-30-2007, 11:52 PM
This was very interesting due to this personal observations of the event. The follow up comments by others was also interesinting.