In the 12th episode of the special internet program “Facing the Sky”, which is broadcast on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, noting that the holy month of Ramadan is the best month for education, Ayatollah Reza Ramazani Gilani stated, “Believers must train themselves in various fields during this month.”
“One of the most important human instincts is lust, which must be moderated in order for human beings to achieve chastity,” added the Secretary-General of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly, stating that the forces of anger, lust, intellect, and jealousy must be moderated.
“Wherever there is chastity, the position of man grows individually,” he said, considering the chastity of Prophet Yusuf (a.s.) as the reason for his reaching his highest position.
“In the supplication of the twelfth day of Ramadan, we ask God for chastity and forgiveness of sins,” Ayatollah Ramazani emphasized, pointing out that in human societies, especially for the young generation, the ground for sin should not be provided.
“According to the hadiths, if a person practices purity and chastity, he will reach the position of divine angels,” the Secretary-General of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly added, “It is also stated in the hadiths that if someone is chaste, he will find the position of prophethood.”
“Purity and chastity cause human actions to grow,” he added, emphasizing that in the month of Ramadan, by doing good deeds, a person can reach a position where he can be inspired.
“If the man has chastity and purity and goes in this direction, all his good qualities will grow,” stated Ayatollah Ramazani, pointing out that thought, morality, and action build human personality.
“Chastity also makes man the owner of his soul and leads him to contentment,” noted the Secretary-General of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly, stating that according to Imam Ali (a.s.), chastity weakens lust.
“The best human being is the one who becomes the ruler of the soul,” he said, pointing out that man should consider his self-education as serious and become his ruler.
“Man can develop himself and society if he owns the passion and lust,” Ayatollah Ramazani stated.
“Piety is at the top of human virtues,” the Secretary-General of the World Assembly of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) noted, emphasizing that real piety is an important result of the holy month of Ramadan for human beings.
“Man must create a capacity in himself to be able to comprehend supplications,” he said, pointing out that piety creates a capacity in human beings to use the knowledge and enlightenment of God.