Mulla Bassim Al Karbalaei recites on the occasion of anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Musa al-Khadim (a.s.), despite that he died over 1200 years ago. Imam Musa al-Khadim (a.s.) is the the 7th Imam of AhlulBayt (a.s.) (the family of the Prophet Mohammed (s.a.w.)),
This eulogy is a remembarance of the family of Mohammed and their struggles, oppression and tribulations. The chest beating is just culture, but its foundation represents joining the family of Mohammed in their tragedy and creates a sense of mourning, also showing that love for them is important, pure, and rewardable by Allah (s.w.t.).