Hawzah News Agency (Mazandaran, Iran) – Senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Hussein Noori Hamedani made some remarks at Ghadir conference in Iranian city of Sari on Monday, May 14 highlighting the eminent position of Wilayah in Shia and Sunni narrations as well as in Holy Quran.
He said, "According to historic Shia and Sunni books, if one does not believe in Wilayah, none of his or her deeds will be accepted by Allah almighty."
The Shia source of emulation further noted that Shia Muslims including scholars are never silent when it comes to facing the oppressors; "They have even been imprisoned and martyred for defending their cause; Shia scholars have never given up on religious administration and have always voiced their support for Islamic form of government." Grand Ayatollah Hussein Noori Hamedani added.
The revered source of emulation went on to say that the enemies are plotting against Shia Muslims and are doing everything in their power to undermine Shia Islam; he said, "What matters the most today is Islamic unity."
Reiterating that we, as Muslims, must appreciate the value of this unity we have and do our best to preserve it; "The unity between scholars and Iranian officials is of topmost importance in our present situation." Grand Ayatollah Noori Hamedani concluded.