Clouds of flags on their shoulders
The volcanoes are walking steadily
And Euphrates flowing in their eyes.
The sky is full of mourns
And from time to time breaks into bursts.
With no expectation of reward or income
Through hills, deserts, villages and cities
20 million lovers, men and women, old and young pilgrims
even barefoot, in cold and rainy roads
are heading to love center of existence
To attend the yearly ceremony of Master of Martyrs.
They are completely armless and fearless
And willingly passing through this sacred path
Despite of having been threatened with bomb attackers
And every moment a bomb may explode in their crowds.
This self-created streams of pure feelings
That doesn't fit in the mind of the world
cannot be accorded with any formula and criteria.
they are travelling to Karbala
Only for the sake of Love and Peace.
This worldwide attendance and presence is
The largest gathering of peace lovers in the world ever recorded
The greatest meeting on anti-war, anti-terrorism and anti-violence
The most popular meeting of human lovers and peace helpers
They are the messenger of peace to all people and organizations
But the imperialistic mass media is blind
And censure these incredible global peace-seeking springs.
this heavenly presence is an international referendum
to vote to Love, peace, security and global unity
They vote against the war and war-makers and terrorists.
This epic presence vetoes the vote of the Media Empire
and bypass the Global Domination System.
This yearly lovingly and peaceful global gathering is held
To remind the Martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS)
Our killed dear Imam, the blood of The God
And the spirit of our divine love and peace.
They are real waiters of The Savior of humanity
and trying to provide the base for peace and justice on Earth
Without the help of governments and international organizations.
This peaceful flood becomes greater and stronger every year
And many hearts fly with them to Love-land of peace.
not just in these forty days
But during all our lives we live with his love.
Some may ask:
Why mourning after 1,400 years?
The response is shiny:
-Because history is always repeating
This is our epical presence
With no war and bloodshed
Without destruction and violence
Without investment of global organizations.
Doubtlessly, all free thinkers of the world
may interpret and analyze this extraordinary event correctly:
Love is the final winner of all conflicts
And Peace is the fulfilled Promised wish of humanity
And the sun of truth and virtues is rising…
And we're waiting to sighting The Sun of Truth.
 - The Arbaeen Pilgrimage is the largest religious gathering that is held every year at the end of the 40-day mourning period following Ashura, the religious ritual for the commemoration of the Prophet Mohammad's grandson Hossein ibn Ali's Martyrdom in 680C.E.
Arba'een marks a "pivotal event in history" in which the pilgrims make their journey to Karbala on foot, where Husaynibn Ali, the third Imam of Shia, and his army were killed and beheaded by the army of Yazid.
From the book : TENT
By: Sadeghi, M.H.