The Institute of the Holy Quran for Women of the Department of Islamic and Human Knowledge Affairs at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine participated with a number of Quranic activities which are part of the Second Annual International Cultural Festival of the Spirit of Prophethood [Rouh Nobowa] held currently.
Mrs. Manar Jawad, Director of the Women's Quran Institute, briefed us on these activities. She said: "The Women's Quran Institute organizes many events and activities whether in the Central Institute or through its branches located in a number of governorates. As well as the participation in festivals, in which we always strive to be present in admirable way. The Festival of Spirit of Prophethood is one of these festivals, and as we had attended the previous session, we also had a wider presence in this edition, which witnessed an expanded participation in term of the number of the participating countries or through the large attendance, and it was a good opportunity to brief them on some of our Quranic women's activities. "
She added: "Our participation was held in the basement of Musa al-Kadhem (peace be upon him) at the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and after the agreement with the committee supervising the festival, it was included within its curriculum included many activities, including the establishment of a blessed Quranic evening, coincided with the anniversary of the birth of Lady Fatima az-Zahra (peace be upon her) and began by delivering a speech in which we stated the purpose and goal of establishing the Quranic Women's Institute and its most prominent Quranic activities and events, whether inside or outside the holy province of Karbala, and how it contributed to the graduation of a number of [female] readers of the Holy Quran.
Highlighting: "There was the participation of eight readers who were trained and prepared to recite verses of the Holy Quran as well as Islamic stanzas [Muwashshahat] about the birth anniversary of Lady Fatima (peace be upon her), and there was also a participation of young girls," she said.