It has been held for university and seminary students.
The contest began on Sunday and those willing to attend can send their essays to the secretariat of the competition by March 15.
Nahj-ul-Balaqa and Tawhid (monotheism), justice in Nahj-ul-Balaqa, status of the Holy Prophet (PBUH in View of Imam Ali (AS), model society in Nahj-ul-Balaqa, and Nahj-ul-Balaqa and Islamic beliefs are among the topics for writing essays.
Winners will be announced on March 31.
The Nahj-ul-Balaqa is a collection of sermons, precepts, prayers, epistles and aphorisms of Imam Ali (AS) compiled by al-Sayyid al-Sharif al-Radi about one thousand years ago.