Celebrating the festival of Neyrouz

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Celebrating the festival of Neyrouz

 

Khomeini celebrates the day of Neyrouz. He recommends bathing and prescribes fasting:

 

ومنها أي الأغسال المندوبة  غسل يومي العيدين، ومنها يوم النيروز

And amongst the recommended bathing days are the days of the two ‘Id and the day of Neyrouz.[1]

 

He has thus equated Neyrouz with the two days ‘Id of the Muslims. He also equates it to the day of Ghadir which they say is a part of Islam:

 

منها يوم الغدير وهو الثامن عشر من ذي الحجة . يعني مندوبات الصوم . ومنها يوم النيروز

Amongst the recommended fasting days is the Day of Ghadir on the 18th of Dhu al Hijjah and the day of Neyrouz.[2]

 

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[1] Ibid, vol. 1 pgs. 98,99, and 152.

[2] Tahrir al Wasilah, vol. 1 pgs. 302-303.

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