During the past year, twenty people have converted to the religion of Islam by referring to the Office for Foreign Pilgrims’ Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi, the body in charge of Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine.
Astan Quds Razavi’s Islamic Research Foundation has recently published three books on religious themes titled “Imam Ali (AS), Successor to the Prophet (pbuh),” “Tafsir-e Tebyan,” and “Salman Farsi from Doorstep to the Sky of Ahl al-Bayt (AS).”
Islamic Research Foundation of Astan Quds Razavi has newly published a two-volume encyclopedia with 800 articles on the structure and operation of Imam Reza (AS) holy shrine.
Behnashr Publications, affiliated to Astan Quds Razavi, has published around 2,258 works for children with a circulation of over 7,704,500 copies during the past 22 years of its activity.
A Pakistani cultural figure has clarified as commendable the advanced technology of Astan Quds Razavi (AQR) Central Library in preservation and maintenance of resources and the way it is rendered to researchers.
More than 700 manuscripts and exquisite lithographs from the works of Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) are kept in the AQR Central Library, some of which dates back to the 7th century AH.
Astan Quds Razavi’s Islamic Research Foundation and India’s Center of Ottoman Encyclopedia have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand research cooperation.