Enlightenment A Major Function of Mosques, Iran’s President Says at Moscow Grand Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s President Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Ebrahim described as houses of God on earth and said one of their important functions is enlightenment and preventing the growth of Takfiri groups.

Iran's president at Moscow Grand Mosque


“Mosques have individual and social functions, and in addition to human self-improvement and communication with God in the mosque, the social relations of Muslims are also formed in mosques,” he said during a visit to the Grand Mosque of Moscow on Thursday at the invitation of Rawil Gaynutdin, the Chairman of the Russian Mufti Council.

“What exists today in the world of and immorality is a proof that man has forgotten God today,” he said in his speech during the visit.

“Seventy years of oppression and crime against the and more than 20 years of killing the people of Afghanistan are the result of a policy without spirituality and morality,” the further said.

Referring to the importance of spirituality for Muslims Raeisi stated, “The Takfiris’ crimes in , Iraq, Afghanistan and are committed under the banner of Islam, while this is done with the plan and support of the and the Zionists”.

He described one of the important functions of mosques in the world of Islam as enlightenment and preventing the growth of Takfiri groups, and said, “The secret of being a Muslim is to build oneself and be accountable to others”.

Referring to his meeting a day earlier with his Russian counterpart , the Iranian president said, “We had common views on many issues and both countries seek to enhance the level of .”



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