Date :Thursday, November 5th, 2015 | Time : 08:53 |ID: 22292 | Print

Over 70 thousand books and cultural items offered to non-Iranian pilgrims of Imam Reza

SHAFAQNA – Manager of non-Iranian pilgrims of Astan Quds Razavi said, “Over seventy thousand and six hundred books and cultural items have been supplied, bought, and presented or sent to the non-Iranian pilgrims, in the first six months of the current year.

Seyyed Muhammad Javad Hashemi Nejad stated, “Management of non-Iranian pilgrims is one of the four affiliates of Astan Quds Razavi’s administration of Islamic advertising which is responsible for welcoming and hosting foreign pilgrims at the Razavi Holy Shrine”.

Saying that 70618 copies of books and cultural items have been supplied and bought to be sent and presented to the Holy Shrine’s pilgrims and subscribers in the first six months of the current year, he stressed, “These items which are in eleven languages are mainly focused on Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S.) teachings specially those of Imam Reza (A.S.), promoting the culture of pilgrimage, and Islamic revolution in the viewpoints of the Supreme Leader”.

Hashemi Nejad added, “Ramadan Shadow, Praying in the Supreme Leader’s point of view, Shiite in Islam, Islam and the Western Civilization, the East Sun, Imam Ali ibn al-Musa al-Reza (A.S.), 250-year-old Human, Imam Khomeini (R.A.) and Islamic Awakening, Imamate and Guardianship, Knowing Shiite, and Examining Moral and Mental Problems, are some of these newly bought books”.

Saying that content and translation of the existing books are being examined by a group consisting of experts in foreign languages, he stressed, “Cultural experts of these areas have got a constant relation with different international publications, examine and evaluate the new published books to meet the pilgrims’ needs. If the books are confirmed by the experts, they will be bought”.

Keywords: Book, Cultural Product, Non-Iranian pilgrims, Hashemi Nejad , Astan Quds.

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