Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, stressed the importance of reviving the Hussaini rituals as being a school and a clear way, indicating that they are the foundations of ethics and values. His eminence assured that the rituals carry intellectual, cultural and social dimensions and lead to enthusiasm and participation in all the nation’s causes, adding that rituals give the nation the spirit of altruism and giving, which should be supported and reinforced.
This came in the seventh evening of Muharram held at his eminence’s office in Baghdad on Friday, October 31, 2014.
His eminence mentioned in the course of his talk hypocrisy and hypocrites, explaining that they dedicate themselves to deceit, carry lies, pretend to call for reforms and picture themselves as reformists. He underlined that changing values is one of the most dangerous kinds of aberrance, like for instance considering that bribery indicates shrewdness and integrity signifies naivety. His eminence clarified that among the attributes of hypocrites are self-conceit, changing stances nice appearance and convincing words highlighting that hypocrites dread in the same time their exposure.
Talking about Abu Al Fadl Al Abbas (AS), his eminence stated that he was a man of insight and great deepness as described by Imam Sadeq (AS).