Shabtabnews – Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi, in a speech delivered to the Revolutionary Guard Corps, called the Sufis and their beliefs a “danger”, and demanded that they be confronted and their spread in the country be controlled.
Shafqa’s website, which identifies itself as the “International Shiite News Agency”, said on Saturday, That “Makarem Shirazi,” stated:
“The Sufis should be considered a danger both from the political and religious point of view and thus should be confronted with the spread of these sects in the country be stopped.”
Makarem Shirazi also accused the followers of Sufism in Iran of working with foreign countries.:
“Recently, they have entered into politics to some degree, and sometimes they have established connections with foreigner powers”.
This is not the first time Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi has spoken against the Sufis as he has in the past called for eradication of all Sufis from iran.