Posted by Parviz Falahatkar (Tehran, Iran) on 19 October 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Taziyeh : it comes from roots aza which means mourning. Ta’ziyeh 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.


Nikon D750
1/60 second
ISO 640
24 mm


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