Iranian minorities marked 30th passing ceremony of Imam Khomeini

Minorities including followers of Jewish, Christian and Zoroastrians religion have been actively participating in ceremonies marking the 30th passing ceremony of Imam Khomeini.

ID: 59191 | Date: 2019/06/08
Similar mourning processions will also be held throughout Iran and in some other countries to pay homage to the late founder of the Islamic Republic and to renew allegiance to the ideals of the Islamic Revolution.

Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Rouhollah Mousavi Khomeini, better known as Imam Khomeini, was born to a family of religious scholars in 1902 in the central Iranian city of Khomein.

Imam Khomeini contributed many years of his life to resistance against the US-backed Pahlavi dynasty, and eventually paved the way for its downfall in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

In the pre-Revolution era, Imam Khomeini spent more than 15 years in exile for his stiff opposition to the last monarch, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, mostly for his association with Western imperialists.

 It is worthy to mention that mam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic regarded everybody in Iran as a noble human being regardless of their religions.

He only asked from all religions to obey their holy books and resort to spirituality and divine values a much as they can.

All those minorities Saint leaders such as priests & rabbis are very happy in Iran as they are free to practice all their sects easily and thanks the government and also inform other countries about their conditions and situations.

Imam Khomeini wanted to unite followers of all divine religions under banner of monotheism in order to confront the unjust and brutal policies of colonial powers towards oppressed nations. He was a great supporter of the oppressed people and nations in contemporary history.  

The Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians and followers of all divine religions co-exist and live peacefully across Iran.