Blood & Roses | 10th day of Muharram, Benaras | Short Film

Visual poetry about the metaphorical connection between the self flagellating practices of Shia’s and the Tazia  processions of Sunni’s, on the 10th day of Muharram, remembering Hussain’s Karbala incident, from the eyes of Sufis.

a film by rajat nayyar

(watch on vimeo)

Read the full story: https://espiritokashi.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/mourning-of-muharram-varanasi/

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1 Comment

  1. Good work. My knowledge of the Muslim Banaras is not even rudimentary. Guess this blog could help with that!

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