Speaking at a ceremony to mark the birth anniversary of Imam Reza (as) Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi urged Saudi authorities to stop supporting Takfirism.
Speaking at a ceremony to mark the birth anniversary of 8th Shia Imam, Alī ibn Mūsā ar-Riḍā, in Mashhad on Friday, Senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi asserted, “Gnostics tend to regularly evaluate their own conscience in order to reach higher levels of mysticism. We also need to review our life choices and past deeds in order to purify our soul and reach felicity.”
The Shia source of emulation then touched on the issue of cyber space and its inherent dangers asserting that government officials must be aware of such threats and take meaningful actions before its dire consequences such as moral corruption spread widely and damage family relations.
Message to Saudi Officials, “Do not support Takfiris”
Elsewhere in his remarks, the senior cleric pointed out that ISIS is the offspring of Wahhabi doctrine and added, ” Two researchers have collected as many as 80 document including speeches, books and other resources which prove the fact that takfirism originates from Saudi Arabia; these documents have been published as a book to show the world the birthplace of takfirism.”
Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi further addressed the Saudi officials saying, “If you want you to save your face around the world, you need to stop supporting takfiri terrorists.”