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11 Ways You Can Do Your Bit This Muharram
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Published: Oct 23, 2015

The first ten days of Muharram are quite busy for Muslims around the world. Many people attend majlis’ held at home and at imam bargahs, and others join the mourning processions that are carried out in all the different parts of the world. If you aren’t a part of the procession, there are still ways you can help out. To begin with,

1. Set up sabeels to provide water, juices and energy boosting snacks to mourners who are part of the procession

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2. Clean the routes that will be taken by the mourning processions, clean the surroundings of imam bargahs and venues of majalis too

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3. Avoid parking motorcycles, cycles and cars near imam bargahs

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4. Help clear traffic jams on the route of the procession

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Source: tribune.com.pk

5. Assist police officials, Rangers and scouts for the security of the mourners and imam bargahs

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6. Set up stalls of azadari items, flowers, candles and incense sticks (agarbatti) to make it convenient for those who are part of the procession

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Source: pakistan.onepakistan.com.pk

7. Help with medical aid being provided

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8. Turn the music down and understand that there are people mourning. Respect them and their beliefs.

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9. Donate blood

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10. Read about the sacrifices made during the battle of Karbala

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11. Practice tolerance and pluralism

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These small steps can take us a long way. Let’s put them into practice.