The commemoration of the Husseini rituals is
part of faith, and the revival of the phrase
“There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah,” and
that the sacrifice of Hussein (PBUH) is for the sake of preserving the word of
truth, which is the word of monotheism and the word of the message of his
grandfather, the Messenger of Allah (PBUH & HF).
His Eminence, the Grand Ayatollah, the Great Religious
Authority, Sheikh Bashir Hussein Al-Najafi (may Allah prolong his life) has
been blessed, accompanied by a number of the scholars, professors, and students
of the seminary, to perform the ceremonies of the blessed Arbaen Pilgrimage on
the road (Ya Hussein) linking Najaf and the holy Karbala.
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life), and in an
interview through the unified media department of the Center for Guidance of
the Lost, and in the Husseini remembrance councils that he attended, he
stressed that visiting Imam Hussein (PBUH) is an integral part of the path of
faith and religion and upholding the word of monotheism and the greatest
message of the Prophet (PBUH &HF) to point out, saying: “We should know
that the commemoration of the Husseini rituals is part of faith, and the
revival of the word “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of
Allah”, and that the sacrifice of Imam Hussein (PBUH) is for the sake of
preserving the word of truth, which is a word Monotheism and the message of his
grandfather, the Messenger of Allah (PBUH & HF).”
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) affirmed that
the struggle of truth and falsehood was and still continues, embodied through
the illiterate path of the same falsehood, and the path of truth, reform, and
religion, which was clearly represented by the path of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and
his followers. However, right will prevail at any time, as the road of Hussein
is the path of the Messenger of Allah (PBUH & HF), saying in this regard:
“Al-Hussein (PBUH) could have given up this path, but he strongly rejected. He
(PBUH) has proven in the face of illiterate misguidance, so we must also
establish our feet on the path of Hussein and the path of the Ahlulbait
((PBUT), as it is the road of the Messenger of Allah (PBUH & HF), of Ali
Ibn Abu Talib and the path of the people of the Prophet’s house ((PBUT).
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his
life) stressed, to the believers, the importance, necessity, and obligation of
continuing the Husseini rituals, because it is the journey of truth against
falsehood, the journey of achieving destiny, and proving existence. The enemies
of humanity and history are unable to erase these rituals.
He also was blessed for the service of Imam Hussein
(PBUH) and the practitioners of the Husseini ritual, saying: "We
congratulate you on this great success because serving Imam Hussein (PBUH) is
an honor in this world and the hereafter."
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) prayed to the
Creator (may his name be glorified) to protect the pilgrims and the servants of
Imam Hussein (PBUH) from all evil, and to take the hand of the nation towards
the path of righteousness and reform.
The representative of His Eminence the reference (may
Allah prolong his life) and the director of his central office, His Eminence
Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy confirmed in a statement to many media outlets that His
Eminence (may his shadow) be blessed today by participating in the mourning and
loving believers for the ritual pilgrimage of Arbaeen because it represents one
of the rituals of religion, and its revival is a revival of religion, a revival
of rituals, a revival of the Husseini victory and the Husseini renaissance.
His Eminence added that the pilgrimage of Arbaeen
represents a unique social and humanitarian situation in which all names and
national, geographical, and political affiliations are dissolved and all titles
and classes fall, and affiliation is only to Imam Hussein (PBUH).