Azerbaijan marks Ashura Day

Sun 01 October 2017 11:11 GMT | 15:11 Local Time

Text size: bigger smaller

Today, October 1, Azerbaijan commemorates the 10th of Muharram – the Day of Ashura, APA reports.

According to the fatwa issued by the Gazi Council of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), the Ashura rituals can be performed at mosques and in other places of worship as well as special places designated by concerned executive authorities, and that public safety rules must be observed. 

The CMO will organize blood donation campaigns as usual in commemoration of the martyrs of Karbala.

The Month of Muharram started on September 22.  




Most read articles

More from Society

In The Region

Editor Picks

Azerbaijan Cuisine

Explore the food of Azerbaijan - from sherbet to succulent kebab, from baklava to fragrant pilaff

Follow us

Find us on Facebook

Real estate