SHAFAQNA -Â According to news staff of Razavi birthday celebrations, this magnificent ceremony was held in the Azadi courtyard with presence of Alireza Rashidian, Khurasan Razavi governor, Mahdi Azizian, deputy custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, authorities of the province and Astan Quds Razavi, and servants and pilgrims of the holy shrine.
Hujjat al-Islam Dr. Rafiei pointed to the virtues and features of Imam Reza (A.S.) in his speech and noted, â€œRazavi holy shrine is an ocean of affection and love and pilgrims should value the opportunity of being present in the holy shrine.â€
â€œAccording to Imam Reza (A.S.), five characteristics of righteous and selected people are generosity without obligation, repentance after wrongdoing, thankfulness for divine graces, patience and forgiveness upon anger; these have been stressed by his holinessâ€, he remarked.
This ceremony organized under the â€˜over the wings of the angelsâ€™ plan was broadcasted live via different TV channels. During Dahe-ye Karamat, every day, the cover of the Zarih was replaced in a particular way and a new cover was spread over the sacred Zarih.
The flag of the sacred dome of Imam Reza (A.S.) is replaced twice a year in a special ritual, once in Muharram month and once in the birthday anniversary of Imam Reza (A.S.).