Bloodied devoted Shiite Muslim standing with his knives used to flagellate himself - Ashura festival, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Ashura is celebrated on the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram. During this day Shi'a Muslims all over the world pay their respects with the flowing of their blood as they mourn the slaying and martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad.
Location: Mumbai, India