Karamat Ten-Day Celebrations must be observed nationally: AQR custodian
Thursday , 06/10/2021 - 14:56
Karamat Ten-Day Celebrations must be observed nationally: AQR custodian
Karamat Ten-Day Celebrations must be held at a national level; Imam Reza (AS) is the Imam of humanity, so these celebrations, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Reza (AS), must not be limited to Mashhad or Khorasan Razavi Province, says chief custodian of Astan Quds Razavi Hoj. Ahmad Marvi.

Speaking at the 2021 session of the Advisory Council of the event in the presence of Leader’s representative in Khorasan Razavi Province Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Alamolhoda and some other provincial officials, Hoj. Marvi said: “Interaction and constructive cooperation as well as joint approach of the province’s officials and organizations under the management of Leader’s representative in the province is good and admirable”. 
Marvi added: “Offering different services in the name of Imam Reza (AS), various organizations can create a social joy during Karamat celebrations; this can also add to the affection of Ahl al-Bayt (AS) in the hearts of the people”. 
Emphasizing the necessity of offering a lawful version for joy and happiness in religious feasts, he said: “The joyfulness for the blessed days of Karamat must be conveyed to the public. Having enough creativity, it would be possible to practice both joyfulness and religious musts simultaneously”. 
Marvi further noted that Karamat celebrations have to offer a faithful model of joy to the society. “Glorious and happy celebrations can be held by observing health protocols, therefore”. 
AQR chief custodian referred to Imam Reza (AS) as a source of light, guidance and prevention from deviation, obliging AQR to do the same at the present time”.
Touching upon short- and long-term programs of AQR, Hoj. Marvi added: “Helping people feel the presence of Infallible Imams (AS) in their daily has been the most important function of holy shrines during the history. Imam Reza (AS) used every opportunity to explain Imamate and Vilayat, creation of religious culture and strengthening Islamic civilization”.