As usual in every year, on the thirteenth of Muharram, the Karbalai tribes headed by the tribe of Bani Asad, commemorated the rituals of the burial of the holy martyrs' bodies that quenched the land of Karbala by their pure blood in the great tragedy of the battle of At-Taf, from Imam Al-Hussayn and his brother Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) to the rest of the martyrs.
After the prayer of Dhuhr, thousands of mourners joined the great condolences' procession; the procession of Bani Asad in the sanctuary of Sayed Jawda in southwest of Karbala, heading towards the road of Qibla of Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) up to the holy shrine then to the area between the two holy shrines, and parade is concluded at the standard bearer Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
This condolences ritual is commemoration of what their ancestors did of rituals to bury the holy bodies, after remaining in the desert for three days under the burning sun, after that the heads were decapitated and the captives were taken to the Levant [Sham], and the holy bodies were left unburied. So, this is one of the important days in the hearts of the people of Karbala, because it represents the burial anniversary of Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and all the martyrs in At-Taf.
The procession that lasted for about four hours, has started by the mourning women groups, who headed the procession, staining their heads and faces with mud, which is a ritual done by women who have lost their beloved ones. Followed by groups of tribes' men led by a symbolic coffin representing the coffin of the Master of martyrs (peace be upon him) and crowds of mourners then groups carrying pickaxes and shovels to recreate the scene of the burial of the holy bodies and to recall the incident. Slogans of loyalty and fortitude to follow the Hussayni approach, drawn by the masters of martyrs; Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) by his holy blood since one thousand and four hundred years in the holy city of Karbala.
Besides this, the department of the rituals and procession to deploy its staff with the rest of the employees of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine to receive these procession, by opening entries and exits in order to achieve high smooth flow. Also a large number of people of Karbala and Hussayni processions have prepared the required supplies to perform these rituals.
And so, another day passes with its tragic events embodied by the Hussayni epic by the pure blood of our immortal imam, which principles will remain forever a beacon for all the faithful and the free around the globe, and his shrine became a "Qibla" for the believers and his lovers.