From Attachment to a Sacred Figure to Loyalty to a Sacred Route: The Walking Pilgrimage of Arbaeen

Around 20 million Shia pilgrims shape one of the world's biggest pilgrimages in Iraq, called "Arbaeen," many of whom walk long distances to Karbala city as a part of the ritual every year. Faith in Imam Hussein, who was martyred in the battle of Karbala in 680 CE, is central among all...

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Volume: 11
Main Author: Nikjoo, Adel
Sharifi-Tehrani, Mohammad
Karoubi, Mehdi
Siyamiyan, Abolfazl
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BASEL MDPI 01.03.2020
published in: Religions (Basel, Switzerland ) Vol. 11; no. 3; pp. 145 - 156
Related: Muhammad (prophet)
ORCID: 0000-0003-1468-9948
Data of publication: 2020-03-01
ISSN: 2077-1444
EISSN: 2077-1444
Discipline: Religion
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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