James Kippen North India Collection

Matam on the anniversary of Mazrat Aki's Shakadar

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    James Kippen North India Collection

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    Talkatora karbala, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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    Shia Society

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    Kippen, James

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    A Matam on the 21st Ramazan, the anniversary of Mazrat Aki's Shakadar; the Talkatora karbala in Lucknow is based on the original in Irag. Mazrat ali's shakrat, sometimes as well as ordinary shias come, worship and sing with Matam and flagellation. Crying, weeping, the group moves around stopping at the [?] and singing [n.b. hand writing is very faint]

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