His Eminence's Office Announces the moon sighting of the Month of Shawwal

According to the information received by his eminence with respect to the moonsighting of the month of Shawwal, 1441 from both inside  and outside of Iran  his eminence has become certain about this and therefore today May 24th is Eid al-Fitr.

Key Elements of Imam ʿAlī’s (ʿa) Wilāyah in Relation to the Event of Ghadīr Khum from the Perspective of Grand Ayatollah Makarim Shirazi

The issue of Wilāyah is one of the most important of precepts. The reason behind its importance can be found in a statement made by Imam ʿAlī (ʿa) where he said that Wilāyah guarantees the implementation of other Islamic precepts.