“We thank” the Iraqi people for their great generosity in welcoming and hosting pilgrims from all over the world, Al-e Sadegh wrote on his Twitter account on Monday.
He added that “we salute” the crowd participating in this gathering, and “we are inspired” by those lessons of unity, brotherhood, and sacrifice in the way of promoting God’s religion.
The path of freedom seekers represents the highest levels of solidarity and loyalty to the Ahl al-Bayt, he noted.
Every year, millions of Muslims from Iran, Iraq, and many other countries set out on an 80-kilometer-long walk from the holy city of Najaf, where Imam Hossein’s father Imam Ali (AS)’s shrine is located, to Imam Hossein’s shrine in Karbala.
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