2nd of Muharram 1440/2018 Commemorations at the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Holy Qom
The Central Office of Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi hosted Ashura memorials in the holy city of Qom in Iran, coinciding with the second day of Muharram, which is the month of mourning and grief of the martyrdom of the master of martyrs, the beloved grandson of the God’s holy messenger, Imam al-Husain, peace be upon him.
The commemoration was attended by the Grand Jurist himself, along with crowds of scholars, clerics, religious activists and public groups of people from different Muslim countries. Further, the speakers talked about the significance of Imam Hussain’s uprising and the sacred rituals to remember his sacrifices.
The Central Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi holds commemorations for 13 consecutive days, starting on the first of Muharram, in the languages of Persian and Arabic in the morning and afternoon.