(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Grand Iranian Shia cleric hailed the high status of Hazrat Zahra (AS), daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and called women a guarantee on the health and humane aspect of society.
Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Taskhiri, head of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought referred to the high status of Saint Mary and Hazrat Asiya (wife of the Pharaoh) in Qur’an and praised the role of women in injecting pure feelings to the veins of society.
Attending the first international conference on “Role of Women on the Health of the Family and Society” which was held concurrent with the birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (AS), daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and wife of Imam Ali (AS), first Shia Imam, Ayatollah Taskhiri expressed hope that Hazrat Zahra becomes the example for the women around the world.
On the virtues of Hazrat Zahra (AS), he quoted Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and said,” She was the character who was filled with faith both in her heart and in her every single move.”
Top Shia cleric congratulated all Muslim women on the auspicious event.
“Once faith can form and control emotions, then it leads to practice because it is one’s affections that can lead one’s behavior,” Ayatollah Taskhiri also said.
Head of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought said the determinations in a society are strengthened once affections are formed same way that affections are boosted by fortified faith.
He also stressed to the role of women in forming pure emotions in society saying, “There are some global movements to deviate women from the right path and this is the beginning point for responsible women to stop such moves.”
He referred to poverty, displacement and other problems challenging women worldwide and demanded the participants for completing and stabilizing documents ratified by Majma al Fiq’h Islami to handle the problems of women.
Concurrent with the birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (AS), daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and wife of Imam Ali (AS), fist Shia Imam, the first international conference on “Role of Women on the Health of the Family and Society” was held in the Iranian capital Tehran.
Birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (AS) is marked as the Mother’s Day or Women’s Day in the Islamic Republic of Iran.