Press Shia – Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani stressed upon the need for the mass participation of the people in Iran’s upcoming presidential elections because the more the people participate in these crucial elections, the more the enemies will have to retreat from their conspiracies.
Press Shia Agency – In a meeting with officials from the Foundation for Preservation of Monuments and the Dissemination of the Values of the Sacred Defense and a group of police and military leaders, Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani said, “God Almighty has made this world a world of development and construction.”
The teacher in the Islamic Seminary of Qom said that man must take advantage of the potential and circumstances at his disposal in order to develop himself and build his character until he becomes “complete” because only the Ahlul-Bayt and prophets created as complete individuals.
He said from the beginning of creation, truth has been created in opposition to falsehood and added that since the time of Cain and Abel and this has continued to this day, there has been a confrontation between truth and falsehood.
“The prophets and Imams tried to educate the people to confront falsehood and they must be characterized by faith, love, insight and stand up to falsehood,” he noted.
In other remarks, Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani said that Imam Khomeini established the Islamic government in Iran through his faith in God, science, insight, piety, honesty, righteousness and trust in God. Imam Khomeini created a generation of people who were equipped with good qualities who could stand against falsehood.
He added, “Through the tragedy of Ashura in Karbala, Imam Husayn created the camp of truth against the army of Yazid and the people must know that this path continues and truth doesn’t have a conclusion.”
The source of emulation said that in his will, Imam Khomeini that the people should understand the magnitude of the Islamic Revolution, to recognize and not to confide in the infidels.
He said that the Revolution has three pillars – the first pillar is pure Muhammadan Islam which stands against the evildoers and added, “Today, both Takfiri and Daesh versions of Islam exist but Imam Khomeini brought pure Muhammad Islam to the people.”
Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani noted is the second pillar of the Revolution is the people and noted that before the Revolution, the people suffered from tyranny by the Pahlavi regime which humiliated the people and added, “Imam Khomeini brought the people to the scene and through his declarations and speeches, they became aware. He shielded them from the bullets of the [Pahlavi] regime and brought the Islamic Revolution to victory.”
His Eminence said that the third pillar of the Islamic Revolution is Wilayat al-Faqih and added, “The countries that are involved in war and aren’t achieving anything because they don’t have Wilayat al-Faqih.”
Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani stressed upon the need for the maximum participation of the people in the May 19th presidential elections, stressing that the more the people participate in these crucial elections, the more the enemies will have to retreat from their conspiracies.