Location: Ras al-Bishah.
Time: The first of the month of Safar 1441 AH.
The event: the start of the march commemorating Ziyarat Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him).
The province of Basra is the first starting point for the visitors of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) for the Ziyarat Arba'een, as since the first day of Safar, the march of the Hussayni love started from the area of Ras al-Bisha in the al-Faw District far south of Basra (681 km from Karbala), walking on foot to the holy city of Karbala to commemorate the Ziyarat Arba'een, with a large participation of the mourners from inside Iraq and others from the neighboring countries, as this province overlooks the border ports with Kuwait and Iran in addition to its international airport, all of whom they walk about 25 to 40 km per day, each according to his capacity.
This march is accompanied by the owners of the Hussayni processions along the side roads taken by the visitors, expressing the finest means of sacrifice and giving to serve them and to provide free food and drink and places where they can rest and sleep, where services tents were erected and Hussaynyat and houses opened their doors, equipped with medical treatments.
This is revolution of love and hussayni loyalty instigated by the lovers and followers of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) throughout the ages.
In another scene, the Hussayni service processions spread along the roads used by visitors as well as houses that open their doors and do their utmost to serve them through providing various services, in order to embody the finest images of altruism and generosity.