A cultural exhibition named "Sun of Muharram" was opened in specialized library of the Household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.), coincident with beginning of Muharram.
According to Astan News, announcing this news, responsible of Astan Quds Razavi's twenty-four-hour library of the Household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) said, "This exhibition hosts all interested people on the occasion of arrival of Moharram, martyrdom anniversaries of Imam Husain (A.S.), Hazrat Abu al-Fazl (A.S.) and Imam Sajjad (A.S.) and also bloody movement of Karbala. The ceremony will be held since Shahrivar 31st to Aban 18th of 1396 / September 22nd to November 9th of 2017".
Hasan Mahaki continued, "Eight thousand information sources including manuscripts, lithographic texts, print, and electronic sources focusing on life, conduct, virtues, and qualities of the Household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) and also philosophy of divine movement of Hazrat Hossein (A.S.) are kept in this library". He also said, "A collection of best samples of these sources have been put into display here".
"Showing holy Qur'anic pamphlets attributed to the handwriting of Imam Husain (A.S.) and Imam Sajjad (A.S.) in the form of a writing model is the most important part of this exhibition", he stated.
Mahaki referred to the introduction of these works via monitor and bulletin and added, "A selection of these valuable lithographic, print, and digital books that are in Arabic and Persian has been put into display in another section of this exhibition".
He stated, "House of grief in miseries of descendents of holy prophet, elixir of worships in secrets of martyrdoms, storm of sorrowful tears on the killed people of deserts, fluent of tear for leader of caravan, book of lovers, bibliography of Imam Hossein (A.S.), bloody tears for mourning of Imam Hossein (A.S.) with Persian translation, Hossein heir of Adam, lord of youths of paradise, virtue of Imam Hossein's (A.S.) pilgrimage, affliction of Imam Hossein's (A.S.), Grace of tears, Qur'an and Imam Hossein (A.S.), and secrets of martyrdom are some sources of this exhibition".
Responsible of Astan Quds Razavi's specialized library of the Household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) said, "This twenty-four-hour library has got 3925 exquisite manuscripts, over four thousand lithographic sources, more than ninety thousand print books, 1341 visual and audio sources and software, over 350 university thesis, seventy specialized journals, and over 500 thousand electronic sources in Persian, Arabic, English, and Urdu".
He added, "Astan Quds Razavi's specialized library of the Household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) is considered as the richest specialized library of the Household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) in the country, enjoying a diverse study resource and over seventeen thousand members from university and seminary and taking the enthusiastic presence of Razavi pilgrims and domestic and foreign researchers into account".
It should be mentioned that exhibition of book and software of Muharram sun hosts all the interested and devoted people since the beginning of Muharram up to Arbaeen. The exhibition is open 24/7 except Fridays from 7 am up to 14 (time of Friday prayers). This library is located in Razavi Holy Shrine's Sheikh Bahaei sanctuary.