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 Updated: January 01, 2015

Imam Al-Mahdi (a) coronation… flocks visit Karbala holy site

By: Ismail Zabeeh

HOLY CITY OF KARBALA, Iraq: Raby-ol Oulaa 9 marks two great and happy occasions i.e. Eid-oz Zahra (a.s.) and the auspicious day of coronation of the last infallible descendant of Prophet Muhammad (s), Al-Imam Al-Mahdi Al-Montadhar, Al-Hojjah (a).

In celebration of these joyous occasions, grand festivals, feasts, banquets, parties and galas are held across the globe organized by devotees of Ahl-ol Beit (a.s.).

The holy city of Karbala has seen since the early morning of this Thursday the influx of large numbers of pilgrims to Maqam (the holy site of) Imam al-Mahdi after visit at the shrine of Imam Hussein to commemorate the happy occasion.

Processions were also taken out in the streets of holy Karbala.

Mohaddith Al-Qommi says in the book Mafatihul Jinan that ninth day of Rabi Al-Awwal is great eid (feast); and he who spends anything on this day Allah forgives his sins; dining believers on this day is favorite deed in the sight of Allah.


  "Knowledge is better than wealth because it protects you while you have to guard wealth. it decreases if you keep on spending it but the more you make use of knowledge ,the more it increases . what you get through wealth disappears as soon as wealth disappears but what you achieve through knowledge will remain even after you."MORE ..  


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