[GRAPHIC] Shia boys of Mumbai flail themselves for Ashura

Comment by DeSwiss on February 18, 2011 at 11:04pm
DO NOT expect a savior from outside oneself....
(And you will not be Open To Deception)
Comment by Jake W. Andrews on February 19, 2011 at 12:45am
What the fuck??? if people can do this to themselves, how do they treat others?
Comment by Graham on February 19, 2011 at 1:32am

Unbelievable - absolutely unbelievable.

 

Just how deluded do you need to be to engage in this sort of lunacy?

Comment by DeSwiss on February 19, 2011 at 2:17am

Day of Ashura

The Day of Ashura (Arabic: عاشوراءʻĀshūrā’, Ashura, Ashoura, and other spellings; Turkish: Aşure Günü) is on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram.  It is commemorated by Shia Muslims as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala on 10 Muharram in the year 61 AH (October 2, 680 CE).[1  It is commemorated by Shia Muslims as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala on 10 Muharram in the year 61 AH (October 2, 680 CE).[1]

 

In short - it's a "holy" day that's all about how sacrifice, bloodshed, pain and of course about how great dying for one's god really is. Because, because..... well just because.

 

Oh, and because that's just the way Allah rolls......

Comment by Hope on February 19, 2011 at 7:19am

This video has nothing to do with Muhammad it's all about Husayn...

These shia acts came after Muhammad's grand son died named Husayn....

The aim of this act is punish themselves, they do this every year, it is called Self-flagellation

They punish themselves because they did'nt save Husayn who died in that day

Comment by Gregor Basić on February 19, 2011 at 9:34am
Question. Are there any animals on this planet that inflict pain on themselves (masochism)?
Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on February 19, 2011 at 11:50am
Comment by Sherry hite on February 20, 2011 at 2:57pm
All religions r crazy this is just one example.

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