Afghan Shiite Muslim devotees rest from performing their traditional religious rituals, of beating themselves with knives attached to chains, during the Muharram procession in Kabul, Afghanistan, ... more 
Afghan Shiite Muslim devotees rest from performing their traditional religious rituals, of beating themselves with knives attached to chains, during the Muharram procession in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar is observed around the world for ten days of mourning in remembrance of martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rafiq Maqbool
Sun, Dec 12, 2010 8:28 AM EST