Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine celebrates birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA)

Tehran/ Agencies: On the eve of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s daughter Hazrat Zahra (SA), on Monday night February 26, pilgrims were in an elated mood in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS). 

The courtyards of the holy shrine and streets leading to it were festooned and a large number of pilgrims descended on the shrine for the merry occasion. 

In line with the yearly celebrations and after the evening prayers by tradition, the melodic and spiritual sound of kettledrums (Naqqāra) reverberated over the holy shrine establishments. This is good tidings from servants and missionaries to the lovers and devotees of the Infallible Household of the Prophet (pbuh). 

Starting from the evening, the servants of Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine welcomed the pilgrims with pastries and led them to Imam Khomeini Portico to attend the ceremonies. 

At the moment, the courtyards of Razavi Holy Shrine were filled with joy and light, with the aroma of rosewater and incense wafted through the air. 

Lovers and devotees gathered in all corners of the Razavi holy shrine to pay their respect to Imam Reza (AS) and congratulate him on birth anniversary of his religious mother Hazrat Fatima (SA). 

Eulogies and poems were recited for the pilgrims and Hoj. Seyyed Mahdi Vaez Mousavi spoke in a sermon on the happy occasion.