Imam’s shrine hosts Quranic session in Ramadan

A session of Quranic recitation has been held at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

ID: 44302 | Date: 2016/06/08
The Tuesday session was attended by famous Quranic reciters, intellectuals, academic and people from various echelon of the society.

Many Quranic, religious and spiritual gatherings and Quranic study circles are expected to be held at the holy shrine during the upcoming weeks.

The holy site, which is located on the southern suburbs of the Iranian capital Tehran, has become beacon of academic and spiritual gatherings in recent years.

Imam through his messages, speeches and works had frequently recommended the believers to undertake serious efforts to recite Quraran and supplications narrated by the holy prophet of Islam and his infallible successor during the holy month. Imam also stresses the self-training and spiritual training during this holy period.

Experts maintain that Imam’s philosophical, mystical, jurisprudential and political thought have deep roots in basic Islamic sources such as Quran and Sunnah. The divine personality of Imam had well command over philosophy, mysticism, Jurisprudence, Quran and Hadith sciences and several other disciplines of knowledge.

Beside knowledge, Imam decorated himself with divine, spiritual and moral values and revived religious values in contemporary era when the entire world had been plunged into social and moral decline.

Imam attached special significance to holy month of Ramadan and considered it as an invitation to God's Feast and opportunity to accomplish the proximity of the Almighty.

The Islamic Revolution under the wise leadership of Imam Khomeini in 1979 revived the divine values, and strengthened the developing and oppressed nations against colonial power.