'Arbaeen, Symbol of Divine Religions' Love for Imam Hussein (AS) conference held in Mashhad
Mashhad (IP)- The conference titled 'Arbaeen, Symbol of Divine and Islamic Religions' Love for Imam Hussein (AS)' was held at the Islamic Research Foundation of Astan Quds (affiliated to Imam Reza's (AS) Holy Shrine) in Mashhad, northeast of Iran.
Iran Press/Iran news: In the conference of 'Arbaeen, Symbol of Divine and Islamic Religions' Love for Imam Hussein (AS)', Mamousta Seyyed Mustafa Khatami, the Leader's representative on Sunni Affairs noted: "The enemies want to silence the true voice of religion, the Holy Quran and spirituality in the world so that only their voices could be heard in the world, a project which has backfired.
According to Iran Press, Leader's representative in Sunni affairs went on to say that today all of non-Shias and the followers of other religions know Karbala and the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS).
The Chairman of the Tehran Jewish Committee Homayoun Sameyah also said that Imam Hussein (AS) sacrificed himself and his wealth to defend Truth.
Akhound Abdul Hay Mirza Ali, Imam of Friday prayer of Aq Qala of Golestan province, north of Iran, noted: "with his uprising, Imam Hussein (AS) taught us resistance; his movement was the oppressed's movement; Imam Hussein (AS) rose to reform his Grandfather Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) community affairs.
The conference of 'Arba'een, Symbol of Divine and Islamic Religions Love for Imam Hussein (AS)' has been aimed at globalization of Arbaeen message along with the scholars of non-Shia religions and other divine religions.
Arbaeen, which is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, comes 40 days after Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (AS) every year in which a huge crowd of Shias flock to the Iraqi city of Karbala, where the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) is located, to perform mourning rites. 104/219