The representative of supreme leader in Hajj and Pilgrimage affairs in Iraq during a conference on the subject of "Aahla minal Asal" (Sweeter then honey) said that a clay get pleasant fragrance when a fragrant follower is grown on it and if it is opposite, effects would be shown accordingly.
He said that Karbala is a part of heaven and pious people. Pilgrims should make themselves ready to enter heaven.
He said that only one can enter heaven who follows his messenger. and tries to be like him.
He said that main characteristics of Imam Hussain A.S. that his followers should practice upon are following:
Arranging collective prayer in most difficult situation, enjoining God throughout his life, observing the rights of God and mankind, ready to deal with enemies.
In Safinat-ul-Bihar, volume one, Imam Husain (peace be upon him) declares, “Verily Allah sent us in order to establish a divine politics for the nation (ummah).” Similarly, there is a lengthy tradition about the attributes of the Imam in Majma-ul-Bahrain, “The Imam of the Islamic nation (ummah) is that person who is aware of divine politics.” Hazrat Ali (peace be upon him) declares in Nahj-ul-Balagha, “Those individuals should be chosen for the affairs of the government who are the most pious, knowledgeable, and aware of divine politics.”
In the end of this sermon he states, “If you appoint someone as representative, then the foremost condition is that he is the most receptive (acceptance) to advice and the one who strives most for Allah, His Prophet, and His Imam. His self is obedient to Allah and both knowledge and politics are gathered in him.”