IQNA

14:59 - August 29, 2018
News ID: 3466647
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in Kenya will hold a ceremony on the occasion of Eid Al-Ghadir at the mosque of Shia Muslims in Park Road district of Nairobi, the capital.

 

According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, the mosque will host the program on September 2.

Speeches by academic and cultural figures, eulogies, and congregational prayers are different parts of the program.

The history of Eid Al-Ghadir and the ceremonies marking the auspicious occasion among Muslims, and Eid rituals will be clarified by the speakers in the program.

The event of Ghadir, or Eid al-Ghadir, is celebrated by Shia Muslims around the world every year. It is among important feasts and happy holidays of Shia Muslims held on the 18th day of Dhu l-Hijja in the lunar Hijri calendar.

It was the day when according to reports, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) as his caliph and the Imam after himself following an order from God.

 

http://www.iqna.ir/fa/news/3741075

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