Hussain Martyrdom Annniv./Pakistan

Margaret Bourke-White1947-12

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

Throng of bare-chested Moslem male celebrants violently beating their chests as they surround group of men who are flaying themselves with bladed whips during the frenzied religious celebration of the Moslem martyrdom of Hussain during Muharrum.

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  • Title: Hussain Martyrdom Annniv./Pakistan, Pakistan And Jinnah
  • Date: 1947-12
  • Location: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W NEGATIVE
  • Subject Keywords: People And Customs, Martyrdom, Annniv., 1940s, Pakistani, Moslem, Crowds, Fanatics, Hussain, Religions, Religion, Jinnah, Vintage Print, Religious Penances, Pakistan, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_116201848
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.