200 Indian pilgrims visited Imam Ridha Holy Shrine, on the eve of martyrdom night of Imam Musa al-Kadhim, peace be upon him.
After having a pilgrimage in Karbala these pilgrims who were from India and England had come, within various caravans, to the holy city of Mashhad to participate in commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Musa al-Kadhim, peace be upon him.
Muhammad Raja who has come with this caravan said, “This is my first visit to Imam Ridha Shrine and I have always had the dream coming here; I, however, have a very good feeling of my presence here”.
He said, “Cultural programs of this illuminated shrine provide a kind of situation in which cultural level of the audience is upgraded and various age levels including children and teenagers can take the advantage of spirituality of this place”.
Dr. Gholam Hasan, CEO of Kolkata Hospital, said, “I had the desire to visit Imam Ridha, peace upon him, since my childhood and I always prayed for coming to this illuminated shrine. Today that this pray has been fulfilled I feel that I am walking in a piece of paradise”.
He stated, “Shia people of India has always had a very special devotion toward the household of the Apostle of God, peace be upon him and his pure progeny, and they have come to express their devotion and respect to the 8th Imamas they believe that Imam Reza (A.S.) will be guarantor of all his lovers and devotees”.