What is another word for Ta'ziyeh?

3 synonyms found


[ tˈazɪjˌe͡ɪ], [ tˈazɪjˌe‍ɪ], [ t_ˈa_z_ɪ_j_ˌeɪ]

Ta'ziyeh is an Urdu word that represents an Islamic ritual and a form of religious theatre. The word Ta'ziyeh originates from the Arabic phrase "Tat'ziyat al-Sahrā" which refers to consoling the family of a deceased person. Ta'ziyeh is a form of lamentation and mourning over the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his followers at Karbala in AD 680. Some synonyms for the word Ta'ziyeh include "Marsiya" which means a poem recited in honor of the dead, "Noha" which refers to an elegy depicting the death of a religious figure, and "Soz" which means an expression of grief. Together, these words describe powerful and poignant forms of religious expression that reflect the grief, sorrow, and deep piety of Islamic culture.

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How to use "Ta'ziyeh" in context?

In Islam, the Ta'ziyeh (Arabic: تعظيم‎) is a ritual ablution or cleansing before prayer. Ta'ziyehs are also performed on various other occasions as part of Islamic ceremonies. The ritual, called taharah in Arabic, is outlined in the Quran and supplemented by Hadith teachings.

A ta'ziyeh is the most important of the five Fundamental Prayers and each person must perform it at least once in their lifetime.

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