Assistant of Islamic Propaganda Department of Astan Quds Razavi announced special details of the programs of the Qadr nights in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS).
(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Assistant of Islamic Propaganda Department of Astan Quds Razavi announced special details of the programs of the Qadr nights in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS).
Referring to the fact that the Qadr nights will coincide with the demise anniversary of Imam Khomeini (RA) and the bloody uprising of Khordad 15th, Hujjat al - Islam Seyyed Jalal Husseini stated: "Astan Quds Razavi, due to the significant presence of pilgrims in these special days, has organized various programs in the Razavi Holy Shrine."
Referring to the fact that the most magnificent assemblies of Qadr nights occur in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), he added: "According to the planning, Qadr nights ritual will be held from 9 pm starting with the recitation of the Joushan Kabir prayer ending at 1 am, so that the pilgrims of the Razavi Holy Shrine will reach their dawn meals."
Husseini continued to describe the programs of the Qadr nights and said: "Special ceremony of the night of the Ramadan 19, will begin at 9 pm with the recitation of the Joushan Kabir prayer and the eulogy by the Ahl al-Bayt (AS) panegyrists, Ali Baradaran, Mahdi Sarvari, Ali Malaeke and Saeed Qane. Hujjat al-Islam Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, the Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi also will deliver a lecture at this ceremony."
He pointed out that in the special program of the night of Ramadan 21, Hujjat al - Islam Naser Rafi'i will speak, and Amir Aref will read the Joushan Kabir prayer at this ceremony, while Ahmed Waezi, Seyyed Ja'far Mahrokhsar and Ja'far Malaeke will panegyrize.
"On the night of Ramadan 23, Seyyed Mahdi Mirdamad, Reza Qane and Seyyed Hujjat Baharul Ulum will read the Joushan Kabir prayer and panegyrize and after that, Ayatollah Sayyed Ahmad Alam al-Hoda, the representative of the supreme leader in Khorasan Razavi will give a speech", he continued.
Declaring that the largest Qur'anic assembly of the Islamic world will be held on the night of Ramadan 23 in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), Assistant of Islamic Propaganda Department of Astan Quds Razavi said: "The Dokhan, Room, Ankabut and Qadr surahs that are recommended to be read on the Qadr nights especially in the night of Ramadan 23, will be recited on this night."
He added that the International Qur'an reciters of the Holy Shrine of Razavi are invited to recite these surahs in a crowd of millions of pilgrims gathered in the Razavi sacred premises and the surrounding streets.
"Qadr nights ceremony will be held also for the Arab, Urdu and Azeri-speaking pilgrims in the Dar al-Marhamah, Dar al-Rahmah and Ghadir porticos", Assistant of Islamic Propaganda Department of Astan Quds Razavi said.
Husseini announced the live broadcast of the ceremony of Qadr nights on the television channels of the Islamic Republic of Iran and added: "In addition to live broadcast of Qadr nights on the National TV, Razavi internet TV also will broadcast the programs."
"Every year, the Razavi Holy Shrine is filled with many pilgrims who come to the Razavi Holy Shrine so that they can spend these crucial nights beside the kind Imam", Assistant of Islamic Propaganda Department of Astan Quds Razavi said.
He added: "Since the huge number of compatriots can not attend the Razavi Holy Shrine on these nights, the Assistant of Communications and Media of Astan Quds Razavi, with coordination of the national media, reflects the feeling of the Razavi Holy Shrine to audiences."
"This special program will be broadcasted live through Khorasan Razavi channel and various channels of home and abroad", he added.
"The special books of Qadr nights have been made available to pilgrims in these nights", Assistant of Islamic Propaganda Department of Astan Quds Razavi noted.
"The book consists of a prelude and two sections which, while expressing the virtues of the Qadr nights contains the Room, Ankabut, and Dokhan surahs", he added.
"The entire Holy Qur'an is presented in 8 pages of the book, specifically prepared for Qur'an overhead ritual", he stated.
He added: "The prayer books for the Qadr nights will be distributed among the pilgrims of Razavi Holy Shrine on these nights through the booths throughout the courtyards."
"Integrated audio coverage will be deployed across the sacred premise and the most sophisticated audio system installed in the Grand Razavi courtyard, will be used these nights", he said.
He reported on the broadcast of the Qadr nights with wide-screen displays in the courtyards of the Razavi Holy Shrine and said: "In order that the pilgrims benefit as much as possible from the spiritual favors of Qadr nights, most courtyards are covered with wide-screen displays.