Shia Muslims Celebrate Ashura in Yangon

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A man drinks juice while takes a break in a self-flagellation ritual... Fotografía de noticiasAdulto,Ashura,Autoflagelación,Cadena,Caja registradora,Comidas y bebidas,Hombres,Horizontal,Islam,Maquinilla de afeitar,Myanmar,Rangún,Religión,ZumoPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesYANGON, MYANMAR - NOVEMBER 25: A man drinks juice while takes a break in a self-flagellation ritual as Shia muslims mark the Day of Ashura, striking themselves till they are bloody with razors and chains on November 25, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar. The day of Ashura is a national holiday held on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar, with men beating themselves as they mourn the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. In Myanmar there are approximately 20,000 Shia muslims. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)