Representative of His Eminence :
Emphasizes that students of
religious sciences have a religious, moral and guiding duty for the
participants in this pilgrimage.
All believers must adhere to
the instructions and directives issued by the Crisis Cell, health personnel and
the nation's religious authorities.
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) provided a set of
recommendations and directions to students of religious sciences intending to
go to holy Karbala to commemorate the rituals of the Arbaeen Pilgrimage. In his
speech after the daily research leccture, His Eminence (may Allah prolong his
life) indicated that the pilgrimage of Imam Hussein (PBUH) has a special status
to Allah Almighty and overflows with His mercy and blessing upon the pilgrims
in the hereafter, adding that the service of Imam Hussein (PBUH) has a special
status that makes the pilgrims ready to see the Imam’s face (PBUH). This is a
great reward on the Day of Resurrection, and it is a special blessing for
Shiite believers, especially those serving the Imam’s (PBUH) pilgrims.
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) urged the students to walk
with the believers, stressing in the same regard that the difficult health
situation that the country is going through requires us all to adhere to the
preventive instructions and directives of the Ministry of Health and experts in
this regard in order to achieve the success of this pilgrimage and to preserve
its continuity and strength in the souls of the loyalists until the Imam (may
Allah hasten his reappearance) appears..
Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy, the representative of His Eminence (may Allah
prolong his life) and the director of his office asserted in that His Eminence
(may Allah prolong his life) showed to all the believers the position of the
Arbaeen Pilgrimage in the Husseini and religious rituals of Allah (the
Exalted). Imam Hussein (PBUH), their generosity, loyalty, selflessness and love
for Imam Hussein’s (PBUH) pilgrims are in the eyes of Allah (the Exalted) and
in achieving His pleasure, and that they are among the happy in this world and
the hereafter, Inshallah.
Sheikh Al-Najafy, representative of His Eminnece (may Allah prolong his
life) added that His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) affirmed that the
Hawza students should participate with the believers in their Hawza dress code
to commemorate this pilgrimage and to present an important message that
understanding the religion and seeking religious sciences is an important work
and commemorating the Husseini rituals
is also important, and that the loyalists on the Karbala road gather under the
tent of Imam Hussein (PBUH), indicating that students of religion have to
perform their religious, moral, guiding, advising and mentoring duty of those
who need them.
Al-Najafy indicated in his speech that the path of Karbala and the path
of work are same and cannot be separated, and the Arbaeen Pilgrimage is an
upholding of the word of truth and the approach of the Ahlulbait (PBUT) in the
He added that His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) stated in his guiding speech to students of religion
and all believers the importance of adhering to the instructions and directives
issued by the crisis cells, health cadres, and righteous scientists to protect
themselves and society from the spread of the Coronavirus as the religious and
moral duty of every individual is to protect himself and others from any danger
that may harm him or society.
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) prayed to Almighty Allah for
the children of generosity, which is unparalleled and disliked in the world, to
be aware of the righteous sons of Iraq, to distance them from the
machinations of time, and to take this country towards the path of peace,
recovery and progress.