‘Enemies fear Muslim unity displayed on Arbaeen’

The enemies of Islam are afraid of the unity that is displayed by millions of pilgrims who partake in the Arbaeen walk every year, says the Custodian of the Astan Quds Razavi.

Hujjat al-Islam Ahmad Marvi said Monday that Muslims needed to beware of the enemy’s plots to divide them, according to iuvmpress’ correspondent at the event.

“We should remain vigilant because th enemies of Islam and religion are terrified by the idea of us being united as a result of the Arbaeen processions,” he told an event the is hold by his organization in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad to recognize the hard work of Arbaeen servants.

He said the enemies had already found out that their plots against Islamic nations would fall flat if Muslims stick to the teachings of Quran and the Prophet.

Marvi then explained that Imam Hussein’s processions on Arbaeen scared the enemy because it symbolized standing up to tyranny and defeating them.

He cited Iraq’s struggle to defeat and purge US-backed forces as an example of following the third Shia Imam’s path.

Concluding his remarks, Marvi thanked yhe people of Iraq fpr hosting millions of pilgrims from all over the world during the Arbaeen processions, which mark the 40th day since Imam Hussein’s martyrdom.

The three-day event began on Sunday and will continue umtil September 18.

Among the attendants are Imam Hussein servants from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Bahrain and Lebanon.