Press Shia Agency – Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani said, “The Arba’in pilgrimage provide a great opportunity to promote Islam and to propagate true Islamic values to the world. A major issue to be addressed in this regard would be the issue of politics.”
Press Shia – In a meeting with the members of the Qom Arba’in Committee, Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani, a senior Shi’ah cleric, stressed the importance of providing service to the pilgrims of Imam Husayn during Arba’in.
The senior cleric also pointed out the principles of a proper service to pilgrims adding, “The foremost principle in hosting Arba’in pilgrims is to be well-organized and provide the safety of the travellers.”
He then added, “Arba’in ceremonies provide a great opportunity to promote Islam and to propagate true Islamic values to the world. A major issue to be addressed in this regard would be the issue of politics.”
“Arba’in ceremonies bear a political aspect among other cultural perspectives; Since there are millions of people taking part in Arba’in rituals it is in the Islamic world’s best interest to seize this opportunity in order to make the most out of this great religious gathering, particularly in case of Islamic politics.”
The revered Shi’ah cleric went on, “Islam is a comprehensive religion since it offers teachings and solutions for every situation; we must do our best in order to realize genuine Islamic teachings in the society in areas such as economy, lifestyle as well as politics.”