The al-Kafeel Women Schools Department of the Department of Islamic and Human Knowledge Affairs at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine announced its intention to hold the second edition of "the Spirit of Prophethood" under the slogan: "Fatima (Peace be upon her), fayd al-Nada [the effluence of dew] and Nasim Al-Jinan [the breeze of heavens]", commemorating the birth of Lady Fatima az-Zahra (peace be upon her), and is a window to reflect on her thought and culture, stressing that this edition will be distinctive because the preparations came early in accordance with this occasion.
President of the Preparatory Committee for the festival, Professor Boshra Jabbar, said: "The preparations for this festival are continuing and have reached advanced stages. The festival activities have been distributed to several committees, including the Zainabiyat department, the Women's Library Division, the Radio Department, al-'Ameed Schools, and the Institute of the Holy Quran of the Department of Knowledge Affairs as well as the administration and staff of Siddiqa Center."
She added: "The committees are active and enthusiastic to serve the auspicious occasion, and as the festival this year is distinct from last year, and preparations are underway in full swing by everyone. This year, it is characterized by the selection of a scientific committee of scientific excellence consisting of nine university professors with different scientific degrees from various universities to examine and evaluate the submitted research."
"Another characteristic of the festival is the number of participating countries that have exceeded ten countries plus Iraq, after being only six countries last year," Bushra said.
It is worth mentioning that the purpose of the festival is to show the status of Lady Fatima az-Zahra (peace be upon her) in all dimensions and to reveal her intellectual manifestations through research that presents and highlights her scientific status and provides libraries with information about this great personality and her intellectual impact in society.