Another Day Off
Salutations to Imam Jafar Al-Sadeq (AS)
“No eyes have ever seen, no ears have ever heard and no heart has ever found anybody greater than Jafar ibn Muhammad Al-Sadeq (AS) in knowledge, piety and worship," Malik ibn Anas, the leader of a Sunni school of thought, said.
In fact, Muslim scholars of various schools never agreed unanimously on a matter as much as they agreed on the wisdom and virtues of Imam Jafar Al-Sadeq (AS) who is known as the theoretician of the Shiite school of thought.
Iran Daily expresses heartfelt condolences to our Muslim readers on the occasion of Imam Jafar Al-Sadeq (AS) martyrdom anniversary.
Since the day is a national holiday, our next issue will return to the newsstands on Nov. 29.
Ah, it's great suddenly finding out we've got a day off in the middle of the week, especially when we've got tons of homework to catch up on. Holidays to mourn martyrs, such as today's Imam Jafar Sadeq, the sixth successor to Prophet Mohammad, is a regular phenomenon in Iran.