Holding mourning ceremonies on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S)

Sunday , 04/11/2010 - 20:10
According to the report issued by our correspondent in Astan Quds Razavi website, on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S), mourning ceremonies were held in holly Mashhad.
You could hear the voice of more than 2500 mourner groups who were eulogizing for the sorrowful martyrdom of Imam Reza (A.S) on the streets lead to the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (A.S). Millions of men and women had been gathered in the porticoes and courtyards to hold the special mourning ceremonies over the martyrdom of Imam Reza (A.S). Youths, attending these rituals, had altered them in to a more attractive event.
For serving ten million pilgrims, Astan Quds Razavi has hired more than 20 thousand servants, majority of which are voluntary. In these religious ceremonies, scholars on some religious and Islamic understanding and also recited some eulogies.
It's worth mentioning that holding congregational prayers and answering religious questions which have been done by professors and guides are among the other programs that were held during the 10-day of Safar month.
Banquet Hall of Imam Reza (A.S), that expanded during the last three decades, hosted ten thousands of pilgrims.
Imam Reza (A.S) Clinic (Dar-ush-Shafa) settled the First Aid stations in the courtyards in order to present emergency medical services.
The reports indicated that on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S), religious ceremonies such as reciting orations and flickering candle and reciting sorrowful poems attended by the Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, who is also the Respected Representative of Wali Faqih (Supreme Leader) in Khorasan province, Ayatollah Waiz Taqbasi and a group of provincial Holy Shrines' authorities and the voluntary servants have also held in Inqilab courtyard.