US (IP) - People in the US Los Angeles and Manassas held Arbaeen March rituals.

Iran PressAmerica: Chanting 'Labbaik Ya Hussain', the participators in Arbaeen March in California's Los Angeles carried black and green flags, commemorated the martyrdom of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (AS), and his companions.

'Nazri Food' also was distributed among the marchers in Los Angeles. 

Meanwhile, people in Manassas of Virginia State held Arbaeen March, too.

*Nazri Food is an ancient tradition that the people cook food and give it to others, including the poor, friends, and family, in their religious ceremonies. 

This charity food or free food is considered holy for the people.

Arbaeen marks the 40th day that followed the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam, and his 72-strong companions in the Battle of Karbala, in what is now southern Iraq, in 680 AD. The battle featured an unjust fight between Imam Hussein (AS) and his army and the hugely outnumbered army of the Umayyad Caliph of the time, Yazid I.


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