Supreme Leader's Representative in Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs referring to the Battle of Badr on the 17th of Ramadan in the second year of AH, said: Ramadan, the month of the divine feast, is full of important and historical events.
As reported by Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Information Base, at the meeting of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization and Supreme Leader Delegation Office employees which was held on cyberspace, Representative of Supreme Leader in Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs and Supervisor of Iranian Pilgrims Hojjat al-Islam Seyed Abdolfattah Navvab said In addition to the Badr campaign, the ascension of the messenger of mercy (PBUH), the revelation of the Quran, martyrdom Imam Ali (AS), the blessed Laylat al-Qadr and the conquest of Mecca, happened during the month of Ramadan.
Supervisor of Iranian Pilgrims mentioned the two battles of Badr and the conquest of Mecca as two important battles against the polytheists and said: In battles such as Uhud, Trench and also Badr II, which did not happen; The Prophet (PBUH) faced the polytheists, but the Battle of Badr, as the first Battle and confrontation with the polytheists, was very effective and led to the severe defeat of the polytheists.
Hojjat al-Islam Navvab, pointing out that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was able to conquer Mecca in the eighth year of AH, said: The Battle of Badr was always of interest to the Prophet (PBUH) and the Muslims, and He remembered the participants in the Battle of Badr as a true and stable Muslim who had a long history of serving Islam and did not leave the Prophet alone in the battle against the polytheists.
He added: "Given that Mecca was the base of the Quraysh and idolaters and polytheists of the Arabian Peninsula, its liberation, was the greatest victory to the Muslims."
The representative of the Supreme Leader in Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs, pointing out that some people who did not play a role in the Battle of Badr, Hunayn and other events, reached a position and took actions against the goals of the Prophet (PBUH), said: Muawiyah, who reigned in the Levant, was among those who refused to leave the throne and in any way acted in accordance with the Prophet of Islam.
By stating that the atmosphere of correspondence between Imam Ali (AS) and Muawiyah gradually became bitter, he referred to the advice of Amir al-Mu'minin to Muawiyah in the tenth letter of Nahj al-Balagha and said: "On the eve of the anniversary of Imam Ali's martyrdom, we cherish the bravery, heroism and sacrifices of Imam Ali (as).
He added: "While Muawiyah threatened Imam (PBUH) with war in his letter, Imam Ali (AS) asked him to leave the people and fight hand in hand to determine the task of Muslims."
Hazrat Ali (AS) further refers to himself as Abul Hassan and reminds Muawiyah the past of the Islam's history, which put the taste of the sword on Muawiyah's grandfather, brother and uncle; and says: This sword is still with me and I use it to deal with the enemy; Hojjat al-Islam Navvab emphasized.
Imam Ali (AS) continues: we are committed to the religion and the way of the Prophet (PBUH); the religion and the way you left freely because you accepted Islam out of compulsion and reluctance,He added.
At the end, the representative of the Supreme Leader stated: Nahj al-Balagha is the book of life and humanization, and in this book; Imam Ali (AS) has left many lessons for Muslims and believers.