PERCEPTIONS: centuries of grief


Firoze Shakir. Muharram in Lucknow. Ya Sakina Ya Abbas.

“This is a chant that rips through the air on Aathvi after burying the Chup tazia, and along with Ya Hussain Ya Hussain the Azreens do an unforgettable Matam.”

More on this particular series here.

Muharram in Karbala here.

FS has a unique, informative and broad ranging gallery of photographs here.