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Ashura -YAZD نخل گردانی در یزد

Posted by
Alimohammad (Yazd, Iran) on 18 September 2019 in Documentary & Street.

Nakhl Gardani (Persian: نخل گردانی‎, Persian pronunciation: [næxl ɡærdɑːniː]) is a Shia religious ritual carried out on the day of Ashura for commemorating the death of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Moḥammad and third Shia Imam. Nakhl is a wooden structure used as a symbolic representation of the Imam's coffin and Nakhl Gardani is the act of carrying the Nakhl from one place to another, resembling an Imam's funeral.

The ritual is carried out in many cities of Iran among them Yazd,

Canon EOS REBEL T1i 1/1000 second F/4.5 ISO 1600 107 mm

Canon EOS REBEL T1i
1/1000 second
F/4.5
ISO 1600
107 mm