For the second year in a row, the holy shrine of Imam ar-Redha (peace be upon him) in the holy city of Mashhad hosted in one of its halls a photo exhibition organized by the Hussayni rituals and processions in the two holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), about the rituals of Ashura and the Ziyarat Arba'een with the processions of the condolence and the Hussayni service.
The head of the Department of Hussayni rituals and processions; Haj Riyadh Ni'mah al-Salman, stated to Al-Kafeel Network: "The exhibition was held under the slogan:" May Allah have mercy on he who revived our matter." The 53 exhibited photos reviewed in an artistic manner the Hussayni rituals inside and outside the holy city of Karbala, the march of millions of visitors and the services provided to them during last Ziyarat of Ashura and Arba'een."
He added: "This year, the exhibition differed from last year in its intellectual message, as it shed the light on the Hussayni matter from the angle of the art of photography."
Al-Salman said: "The exhibition witnessed a great public presence by the people of the holy city and the distinguished visitors, including the Iraqi consul in the holy city of Mashhad, Yassin Sharif Nassif, who praised the efforts made in this exhibition. Hoping that the exhibition can be organized in other Iranian provinces, so more people can see them."
"The exhibitors, in turn, expressed their admiration, and they thank those who made this effort, which gave them the opportunity to learn more about the Ziyarat Ashura and the Arba'een as well as the services provided to the visitors."
It is noteworthy that this exhibition is part of a series of artistic activities carried out by a number of departments of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, which include the establishment of photo exhibitions inside and outside the holy city of Karbala in accordance with each occasion of the joys or sorrows of the imams of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them), as well as the movement of visitors flocking to perform the Ziyarat of the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon them).