Imam Khomeini, Mulla Sadra share political ideas

Recent studies indicate that the political ideas of the founder of the Islamic Republic have had great similarities with Mulla Sadra in theory and practice.

ID: 39678 | Date: 2015/05/23

Imam Khomeini and Mulla Sadra maintain that Islam is a complete code of life and respondent to needs of humanity through all ages.

The both scholars also do believe that the divine religion presents perfect solutions to needs regarding various arenas of life including social, cultural and political.

The both religious and spiritual figures have also emphasized in their works that the politics based on principles of divine religion brings about prosperity in this world and salvation hereafter.

According to Mulla Sadra, the politics is a rational effort to organize the various issues of society and must facilitate the obedience to divine commandments.

Imam Khomeini also insists that the politics must consider all individual and social aspects and should direct the society towards its genuine and divine interests.   

 Mulla Sadra was an Iranian Islamic philosopher and theologian who led the Iranian and Islamic cultural towards rationality, philosophy and mysticism in the 17th century.  He is arguably considered as the single most important and influential philosopher in the Muslim world in the last four centuries.

Imam Khomeini preserved the academic and political legacy of scholars by continuing their path and leading the Islamic movement.

The Islamic Revolution emerged victorious under the wise leadership of the great Imam which set stage for the prosperity of the Iranian and other oppressed nations across the world.

Imam Khomeini has had well command over several disciplines of the Islamic sciences including the philosophy, mysticism, jurisprudence, poetry, Quranic interpretation, Islamic traditions and several other fields.

He left several works as his academic legacy, which would continue to guide the generations for decades to come.

The great Imam made Chrystal clear that the Iranian nation would defend rights of oppressed nations, Islamic, humane and moral values and move forward on basis of justice.

The founder of the Islamic Republic frequently said that Islam was fully capable of establishing progressive democratic system.

Imam used to emphasize that Islam is a civilized and progressive religion.