Press Shia – The custodian of Holy Shrine of Imam al-Ridha, called the destination and purpose of the movement of Imam al-Husayn on the day of Ashura, to reach God and said, “Muslims of the world following the calling of Ashura, must fight with modern ignorance.”

Press Shia Agency – Hujjat al-Islam Sayyed Ebrahim Raeisi, in the special program of “Permission of Mourning” on the last day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah, which was held to mark the start of the month of Muharram in the courtyard of the Islamic Revolution, pointing out that every thought and movement which recognizes the incident of Karbala as a random event is doomed to failure said, “At the verge of Muharram, and hoisting the flag of mourning of Imam al-Husayn ibn Ali, a world of sadness burdens the heart of everyone.”

“When Imam al-Husayn moved from Madinah told the people, ‘Oh people, whoever is willing to sacrifice their blood and life for God and reaches God, may accompany me, the destination and purpose of this path is meeting the God,’” he reiterated.

“Imam al-Husayn up to the evening of Ashura, managed this enormous event himself and after his martyrdom, Imam Zayn al-Abedin, by the executive management of Lady Zaynab continued this historical and religious trend,” Hujjat al-Islam Raeisi stated, pointing out that Imam al-Husayn had planned each and every moment of Ashura.