Foreign guests pay pilgrimage to Imam Reza (PBUH) shrine

Foreign guests pay pilgrimage to Imam Reza (PBUH) shrine

Hundreds of foreign guests attending the 26th anniversary of Imam Khomeini has paid landmark pilgrimage to holy shrine of Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Rida (pbuh) in the Iranian holy city of Mashhad.

This comes a day after the foreign personalities, dignitaries and academic figures attended the 26th anniversary of heavenly departure of Imam Khomeini in his mausoleum in the south of Iranian capital, Tehran.

The infallible Imams such as Imam Reza (PBUH) were the selected ones of the God and outstanding, distinguished.

The infallible successors used to become the practical example for others during their lives. These divine personalities taught the lesson of life to the people.

The great Imams did not segregate and separate themselves from them and did not lead their lives on the style and pattern of the tyrants and oppressors. They did not overlook or show heedlessness and disrespect to anyone.

Sheikh Saduk narrates through the words of Ibrahim bin Abbas that, "I never saw Imam Reza (PBUH) committing excess over anyone in talking and interrupting anybody's speech before its coming to the end. He did not stretch his legs in the presence of others. When the meal table was laid he invited the servants to it, and took his meals with them. After taking rest in the nights he got up and made himself busy with the prayers to God. Similar to his fore fathers he carried food to the houses of the afflicted ones at the mid of nights."

The developments come as the Iranians and devotees across the world commemorates the 26th anniversary of the passing of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Seyyed Rouhollah Khomeini.

Imam Khomeini spearheaded Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, which led to the overthrow of the US-backed Shah of Iran. The founder of the Islamic Republic passed away on June 4, 1989 at the age of 87.

On the side line of their landmark pilgrimage to holy shrine of Imam Reza the figures attended various programs organized by cultural committee of international headquarters and paid a visit to historical places such as Astan Quds Razavi museum in the holy Shrine, and mausoleum of Ferdowsi, the famous Persian poet, in the Iranian city of Tus.


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