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Four Million Pilgrims Visit Imam Jawad (AS) Holy Shrine

10:54 - July 01, 2022
News ID: 3479523
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some four million devotees of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) have visited the holy shrine of Imam Jawad (AS) in Kadhimiya over the past days, the Astan of Kadhimiya holy shrines announced.

Pilgrims at Imam Jawad (AS) holy shrine

 

The large number of pilgrims visited Kadhimiya on the martyrdom anniversary of the 9th Shia Imam (AS).

The Astan noted that the holy shrines’ servants as well as volunteers and religious institutes provided religious, security, medical, health and other services to the pilgrims.

Kadhimiya is a northern neighborhood of the city of Baghdad, Iraq. It is home to the holy shrines of Imam Musa Kadhim (AS) and Imam Jawad (AS).

Imam Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Musa (also known as Imam Jawad and Imam Muhammad Taqi) is the ninth of the Twelve Imams and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Imam Jawad was poisoned and martyred at the age of 25 on the last day of the month of Dhul Qa’ada in the year 835.

 

 

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