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Girl on blocks of ice
Harvard above the Charles  River
The General Store
United States Olympic Swimming Trials
"still life with a jug"
Paris of Stories
Sunrise at the top of Mt Rinjani
Hilltop Church
Bashang grassland
Light show above Uttakleiv Beach
Winter at its finest
Horse without a rider
Bloom at sunset
Monopoly houses
Frogs hunter
Devil in the sky
Norwegian Red
Milky way at Lake Minnewanka
Milky way against the Rockies
Sunset over the Black sea
"Laying hopes"
Bull Elk at Rocky Mountain
16th Annual Photo Contest
Horse without a rider

Ta’zieh as a kind of passion play is a kind of comprehensive indigenous form considered as being the national form of Iranian theatre which have pervasive influence in the Iranian works of drama and play. It originates from some famous mythologies and rites such as Mithraism, Sug-e-Siavush (Mourning for Siavush) and Yadegar-e-Zariran or Memorial of Zarir. The Ta'zieh tradition originated in Iran in the late 17th century and predates all Western theatre traditions. There are two branches of Islam; the Sunni and the Shi'i. The Sunnis make up about 85-90% of Muslims, but the Ta'zieh tradition is performed by Shi'i Muslims during the first month of the Muslim calendar, Muharram Ta'zieh is not performed regularly. France was the first non-Muslim country that Ta'zieh was performed in in 1991. Since then, the tradition has been seen in Parma, Italy, Rome, Italy, and New York City.

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Esfahan, Iran
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© Amin Dehghan.
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Date Taken: 11.2016
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