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Friday, November 8, 2013

3rd Muharram of Amroha

This article contains information of the Muharram procession (juloos) of Amroha of 3rd Muharram.

The procession (juloos) of 3rd Muharram has following symbolic articles beside the common camels and other articles which are to be found with the regular Muharram processions of Amroha.

Procession (juloos) commencing from Azakhana Waliya, Amroha
Alams with Azakhana Waliya in the back drop
Alams being brought out of Azakhana Waliya

The procession (juloos) of 3rd Muharram starts from Imambara Waliya. This Imambara was constructed by Sheikh Wali Mohammad about 163 year ago (this is including the year when this article is being penned).
Alams at Azakhana Waliya
Taboot being carried for the procession (juloos) at Azakhana Waliya
Taboot at Azakhana Waliya

Alams (flags): 5 Kamate Alam and 7 Pharera Alam
Araaish (Tableau): 10 small Araaish and 2 Roshanchowki
Taboot (symbol of Death Body): One taboot
Zuljana (Horse): One Zuljana
Taboot with Alam at Azakhana Waliya
Zuljana being brought out of Azakhana Waliya
Zuljana at Azakhana Waliya

This procession (juloos) covers route of 16.5 kilometers which is within the city of Amroha. Behind the Zuljana the people recite Daura (Shaheed-E-Karbala; Husain). First five or six lines recite the first line and the rest of the people a part of the procession (juloos) answer by saying Husain…Husain…Husain.

More photos...

Zuljana at Azakhana Sabungiran (Samdighar)
Alams during the day long procession (juloos)
Roshanchowki a part of Araaish of 3rd Muharram
One of the Araaish of 3rd Muharram
Taboot at the time of starting of the juloos at Azakhana Waliya


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