(AhlulBayt News Agency) - “We must continue to be steadfast on this path even though Islam’s adversaries are out to undermine our strength.” said Grand Ayatollah al-Najafi.
Addressing a crowd of Imam Hussein (as) mourners in the city of Najaf on Tuesday, Senior Iraqi cleric Grand Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi highlighted the importance of preserving the lessons of Ashura for younger generations and urged Ahlulbayt’s (as) adherents to continue holding the ceremonies in order to mourn for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (as) and his companions.
The Shia scholar added, “We must continue to be steadfast on this path even though Islam’s adversaries are out to undermine our strength.”
Grand Ayatollah Najafi further elaborated on the importance of recourse to Imam Hussein’s (as) uprising in Karbala and advised Muslims to continue their efforts in uprooting the enemies of Islam and Imam Hussein (as).
“Reviving the lessons of Ashura uprising serves to remind people of the victory of the righteous front over the infidels. This victory led to restoring genuine Islamic teachings, the teachings that sat Imam Hussein (as) on his journey to Karbala.” Grand Ayatollah Najafi concluded.