The Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Sadiq al-Husseini al-Shirazi called on the owners of the Husseini Processions in Iraq to endure hardship for Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, stressing that it is pride and virtue.
His Eminence said this during after receiving a group of members of processions from Babylon in his honorable house in the holy city of Qom.
“Know that every procession is a ritual of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, a ritual of the Holy Ahlulbayt, peace be upon them, and a ritual of the Almighty Allah, and hardship for the sake of Allah, the Ahlulbayt and Imam Hussein, peace be upon them, is a pride and virtue,” stressed the Grand Ayatollah.
His Eminence added, "Do not be defeated in front of hardship and as the hardships become more severe, they are even more a pride and a virtue.”
The Grand Ayatollah Shirazi prayed for the group’s success and praised their efforts in serving the pilgrims of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him.