The gracious ceremony coincident with the evening of Muharram 9th, after evening and night prayers was held in the Islamic Revolution Courtyard of the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali ibn Musa (A.S.), with the presence of Ayatollah Raeisi, the Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, Ayatollah Alam al-Hoda, representative of the Supreme Leader in Khorasan Razavi, Ayatollah Hosseini Bushehri, board member of the Assembly of Experts, Dr. Mohsen Rezae, Secretary of the Expediency Council, Ali Reza Rashidian, the Governor of Khorasan Razavi, Seyyed Morteza Bakhtiari, Deputy Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, Solat Mortazavi, the Mayor of the holy Mashhad, and other municipal and provincial officials, and servants of Razavi Illuminated Court.
At the event, Razavi Holy Shrine servants, while having bright tulips candles in their hands, circled around the Courtyard of the Islamic Revolution, and with mourning and elegy reading, expressed condolences for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (A.S.) to his son Imam Reza (A.S.).
Following in the ceremony, the night of Ashura sermon, including the testimony to the oneness of the Almighty God, praising the unequalled God, and blessings upon the Messenger of God (S.A.W), as well as greetings to the Infallible Imams (A.S.), the martyrs and Imam Khomeini, and wishing good health and longevity for the Supreme Leader was read.
After reading this sermon, the Samen al-Hujaj (A.S.) Court servants, mourned and shed tears of sorrow in the memory of Imam Hussein (A.S.), and his 72 faithful companions, along with the preachers of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.), Amir Aref, Ali Khoshchehre, and Jaafar Malaaeke.
At the beginning of the event, Hujjat al-Islam wa al-Muslimin Mohammad Hadi Abde Khodayi, made a speech on the mystical position of Ashura incident, and stating that the main motive of Imam Hussein (A.S.) from Karbala uprising should be looked for in the Arafa Prayer, pointed out, “Without doubt, the sacrifices of the Ashura, is one of the requirements of the pure mysticism which is manifested in the Arafa Prayer of Imam Hossein (A.S.); the beginning of Arafa Prayer is a certain knowledge, the middle is certain observance, and its end is certain righteousness.”
He, pointing to Verse 31 of Surah Al Emran that God says, “If you love the God, follow me and God will love you’ said, “Every love has effects, symptoms, and signs and the sign of loving God is loving the Messenger of God (A.S.) and the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.), if someone claims to love God, but act apart from this, their friendship is false or ignoramus.”
Representative of the Assembly of Experts, then, mentioned the three cities of Mecca, Karbala, and Mashhad as holy cities, and stressing that the manifestations of sanctity and spirituality, should be reflected in all affairs and the atmosphere of Mashhad, asserted, “Annually, 25 million devoted pilgrims to the holy presence of the Infallible Imams (A.S.), travel to the holy city and they expect to see only effects of religious rule, and manifestations of Islam.”
“God has bestowed unique treasure to this city, so, appreciating this blessing is obligatory, and being ungrateful will definitely bring a huge loss for us” The professor of the University and seminary stressed, calling the Razavi Holy Grave a divine reserve and treasure.
“Today, the greatest blessings that God has bestowed to this country, is the establishment of the sacred government of the Islamic Republic. Thanks to the Revolution, the Iranian nation got rid of the tyranny, and now they are under the guardianship of Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and his legitimate vicegerent” he reiterated, mentioning the Islamic Republic government one of the blessings that God has bestowed to the people of Iran.
Abdekhodayi, by stating that once a drinker ruled the country, but today a nocturnal prayer performer, whose heart is filled with verses of the Quran, has the leadership of Imam Mahdi (A.S.) country said, “The global hegemony is not the enemy of the Iranian nation but the enemy of the nation’s Quran and Islam, hegemony is the enemy of awakening Quran, and Alawi and Husseini Islam of this people, and respectively, the enemy of Wilayat and republicanism of Islam as well.”
It should be mentioned that special ritual of sermon reading in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S.), is held twice a year and on the night of Ashura and the night of martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S.).
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