Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei in a large gathering of Basiji forces Thursday on the auspicious Eid al-Qadir ceremonies said the Eid was a symbolic day for justice and prosperity of mankind, adding that divine promises would come true for the faithful Iranian nation once it boosts its sincerity and political insight.
110,000 Basiji forces joined the ceremonies held on the eve of Basij day in the Iranian calendar.Ayatollah Khamenei congratulated the Eid al-Qadir to all Muslims and said that the theme of the Islamic holiday belonged to anyone who Â has a concern for human prosperity.
Ayatollah Khamenei said Imam Ali, whom the messenger assigned in the Qadir event as his successor, was an exceptional personality in different individual, social and military spheres.
Ayatollah Khamenei then touched on the issue of Imamat (guardianship of ummah by Imam) and said Imamat, in general sense, is that an individual or a group take the steers of a society and direct it. Ayatollah Khamenei added that in view of the Koran, both good and evil people have their own Imam who directs them in their path of choice.
Ayatollah Khamenei noted that even in the most secular regimes of the world, unlike their claims of separation of religion and politics, both the worldly and the afterworld related affairs of people are in control of the rulers.
Ayatollah Khamenei in the same regard called the large cultural centers in the west as such leaders that direct people towards the hell of corruption.
Ayatollah Khamenei then turned to the issue of Basij and called it an exceptional and bright reality, adding that the enemy efforts to downplay the reality and insult the Basij are fruitless.
Ayatollah Khamenei called the Basij as a systematized and organized association which outnumbers any social force in the world and at the same time takes boost from faith and affection.
The IR Leader urged the nation to honor the social force, adding that the social force has made a good performance in various social and scientific fields, not to mention the defensive forefront. In the same regard, Ayatollah Khamenei said sincerity towards God and political insight were two pillars of the Basij movement, adding that the more one polishes his or her sincerity in his practices, the more God would deepen his or her political insight.
In another part of his speech, Ayatollah Khamenei called the Iranian nation’s revolution as an effort to change the hell-ward track of the materialistic world, adding that a major fraction of the world population has picked the truths of the Iranian revolution unlike the superpowers’s drive to join ranks against the nation and its awakening call.
Ayatollah Khamenei noted however that the divine promises would come true once the force of arrogance and despotism and the force of Islamic Revolution confront one another, adding that enemies would set up challenges in the path of the Iranian nation towards its bright future and that the nation must keep and bolster its preparedness.
Ayatollah Khamenei noted that the key to success of the Iranian nation was to keep up to date and bolster its sincerity and political insight. He expressed hope that one day the Iranian nation would stand atop peaks of prosperity and salvation, calling on other nations to join its sublime position.