IQNA

10:06 - August 07, 2020
News ID: 3472207
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The mausoleum of Imam Ali (AS) in Najaf, Iraq, was decorated with flowers in a ceremony ahead of Eid al-Ghadir, which is marked on Saturday.

 

According to the Astan (custodianship) of the holy shrine, the ceremony was held on Thursday with the participation of a number of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) devotees while observing the health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The event of Ghadir, or Eid al-Ghadir, is celebrated by Shia Muslims around the world every year. It is among important feasts and happy holidays of Shia Muslims held on the 18th day of Dhul Hijja in the lunar Hijri calendar.

It was the day when according to reports, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) as his caliph and the Imam after himself following an order from God.

 

 

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