A group of Russian distinguished Sunni scholars from Tatarstan attended in Razavi Holy Shrine and visited Astan Quds Razavi complex.

The Russian pilgrims including 13 distinguished Sunni scholars from Russia and Uzbekistan made use of different programs provided by the management of Non-Iranian Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi in the Ghadir portico. Lecture, Holy Shrine excursion movie in Russian language, cultural contest, visiting the museum of Astan Quds Razavi, and dedication of cultural packages containing Sunni traditions about pilgrimage and several books were among the programs prepared for these pilgrims. Lecturer of the Holy Shrine gave a speech for the group over the manners of pilgrimage and its outcomes as well as the conduct of Imam Reza (A.S.) and stated, “Acting upon ethical instructions of the Infallible Imams (A.S.) can elevate us to a position that the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) expect us.” Noting that Imam Reza (A.S.) is one of right successor of the prophet (S.A.W.) and a symbol of the exalted temper of his holiness, Hajioff asserted, “Imam Reza (A.S.) was known as the savant of the household of the Muhammad (S.A.W.) for his intensive scientific endeavors during his blissful life and this title can fittingly reveal the singular character of Imam Reza (A.S.).” “The narrations remaining from Imam Reza (A.S.) for the Muslims are mainly about monotheism, injunctions, and resurrection; and his whole life and governing have been led in accordance with Qur’an”, he reiterated. It is notable that dedication of the book ‘Narration of the Sun” that is a biography of Imam Reza (A.S.) in Russian language, ‘The Hadith Silsilat al-Zahab from Sunnis Viewpoint’, the booklet ‘Pathway of the Sun’ containing ten traditions from Imam Reza (A.S.) in Russian language, and dedication of Arabic Qur’ans and other gifts was among the programs of the ceremony. A member of the Russian group also dedicated a precious ‘Nahj al-Balaghah’ with Russian translation to the Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi.