SHAFAQNA- Following the demise of Dr. Mahdavi Damghani, the Grand Ayatollah Sistani issued a message of condolence.
According to Shafaqna, the text of the message reads:
In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful
Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un
The honorable family of the late Ayatollah Mr. Mahdavi Damghani (Damat Tofighat)
Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu
The news of the demise of the wise scholar, the great writer Dr. Ahmad Mahdavi Damghani (Rizwanullah Alayh) caused a lot of grief and regret.
The loss of that noble man who possessed worthy scientific perfections and moral virtues, and who had spent many years of his honorable life in research, teaching, and writing, is a sad loss.
I offer my sincere condolences to you dear ones and to the other relatives and followers of the late deceased, and I ask God Almighty to grant him the highest ranks and to provide patience for his family and lovers.
La Hawla Wala Quwwata Illa Billahil Al-Aliyyil Azim
18th Zil’ghada 1443 AH
Ali Al-Hussaini Al-Sistani