With Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi Presence; Astan Quds Razavi Digital Library Inaugurated

Concurrent with the Fajr 10-day Celebration of Anniversary of the Revolution, digital library of Astan Quds Razavi was inaugurated with the presence of Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi.
in the Supreme Cultural Council meeting of Astan Quds Razavi, the first published pages of Holy Qur’an with Baysunghur Mirza’s handwriting, known as Baysunghur Qur’an, was offered to the Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi and representative of Wali Faqih in Khorasan, in addition to holding the inaugurated ceremony of Astan Quds Razavi’s digital library.
Congratulating the victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in this meeting, Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi said, “This is one of the blessings of Allah which helps us to, under the light of Holy Qur’an’s guidance, getting familiar with this holy book and practicing its teachings, be more responsible about social and intellectual issues more than before and also pay attention to the important needs of the society in this area”.
Emphasizing on the importance of the youth’s needs, the Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi added, “The enemy is always programing to infiltrate into the mind and thought of our young generation and all of us must be responsible about this issue and our special attention must also turn into this serious issue”.
Referring to the publication of some selected pages of the Holy Qur’an with handwriting of Mirza Baysughur at Astan Quds Razavi, he stressed, “This action has been a great one and we hope that this holy book be a permanent guide for all of us”.
Astan Quds Razavi’s Commitment to Perform Religious Duties
Wali Faqih Representative in Khorasan said that thanks to great leadership of Imam Khomeini (R.A.) and the Supreme Leader and also people’s endeavor, the Islamic Republic has rendered many valuable services particularly in the area of Qur’anic affaires. He also emphasized, “Astan Quds Razavi is one of the most committed organizations in line with the Supreme Leader’s intended purposes and performing religious duties”.
Addressing the members of Astan Quds Razavi’s Supreme Cultural Council, Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi added, “At the present time that we have been offered the chance of supporting the pure Islam in the holy city of Mashhad we have to try our best to increase the quality of the actions rather than their quantity”.
Also, referring to the establishment of Astan Quds Razavi’s digital library, he wanted the authorities to arrange the requirements in a way that all the researchers and interested people can take all the advantages of this new library. He also emphasized on the necessity of having effective propagation in this area.
Take God Satisfaction into Consideration
Elsewhere in his remarks, the member of assembly of experts thanked those whose nomination in the upcoming elections of parliament and assembly of experts is rooted in their sense of responsibility toward their country. He also emphasized, “My advice to these candidates is to observe God’s satisfaction”.
Saying that we should not be deceived by the appearances, Ayatollah Tabasi said, “Offices and positions will end someday. However, what are leaded to a good and great personality are knowledge, science, faith, and religious beliefs”.
Saying that all of us must respect for each other, he added, “Expressing whatever comes to our mind is not only against the religious beliefs but also against a good man’s characteristics”.
Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi invited all the people to participate in the upcoming election and stated, “Holding a magnificent and enthusiastic election must be our first priority”.
22nd of Bahman/ 11th of February is an Important Day
Wali Faqih representative in Khorasan also referred to the rally of 22nd of Bahman/ 11th of February and said, “This day is a very prominent day which was not obtained easily. Many young and true-hearted people strived for the victory of the Islamic Revolution, they were tortured and tolerated many difficulties and finally the revolution came to victory thanks to God’s favor, great efforts of the nation and guidance and leadership of Imam Khomeini (R.A.)”.
“We will have a better comprehension of the necessity of participating in this rally and its importance if we remember the past”, Ayatollah Tabasi added.
Taking part in this rally was recognized as a “Divine Worship”, “Respecting to National Security Aspects”, and “Stabilizer of the Independence of the Nation and Country” by him. He also stated, “God willing, I will also attend in this rally and advise others to attend as well”.
Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi hoped for holding a very glorious rally which will fail enemies’ programs particularly those of Americans.
Every Home, a Razavi Library
Also in the same meeting, Muhamad Hadi Zahedi, the Director of the Organization of Libraries, Museums, and Document Center of Astan Quds Razavi, offered some explanations on the digital library of Astan Quds Razavi. Saying that this library has started its job with the slogan of “Every Home, a Razavi Library”, he said, “Three million and five hundred thousand electronic books are accessible for the users of this library”.
Saying that seven million and five hundred thousand sources including books, documents, newspapers, etc. are kept at this library, he said, “A total of 803 million frames of information with the size of 450 terabyte are offered to the users of this library”.
He also introduced sources delivery, hand written researches, asking the librarian, phone application of the library, and special collections of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.), Imam Reza (A.S.), Islam, and Astan Quds Razavi as the salient features of this library.
Seyyed Mojtaba Husseini, the Director of Malek Museum and Library Institution, also elaborated on the Baysunghuri Qur’an. He said that this Qur’an has been ordered by Timurid Shahrukh and it was written by Baysunghur Mirza. He also added, “144 pages of the original book can be found at Astan Quds Razavi out of which eight lines are kept at the Malek National Library and Museum and the rest are kept at the library treasure of Astan Quds Razavi”.
According to him, using new technologies, this exquisite copy of Holy Qur’an has been decorated with cooperation of Organization of Libraries, Museums, and Document Center of Astan Quds Razavi, Malek National Library and Museum, Art Creation Institute of Astan Quds Razavi, and Astan Quds Razavi’s Publication Institution and it will be put into public display in a ceremony which will be held in Tehran next year.

Source: The news.aqr.ir

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