How did Imam Khomeini describe significance of Imam Reza (PBUH)'s holy shrine

The late founder of the Islamic once in a historic address said that it was source of pride for Iranians as they are living shelter of holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH), which is sources of abundance for all believers and faithful people.

 Some of key expressions by Imam Khomeini in this regard come as follwoing:  

You honorable (audience) who come from the holy city of Mashhad, which is the center for devotion to the pure progeny of the holy prophet, have great spiritual prosperity.

You everyday wake up as your eyes are blessed to be focused on Imam Reza (PBUH)’s the holy shrine, which is center of knowledge and landing place of angels. This is while we all miss this… 

(Sahifeh ye-Imam, Vol. 12, P. 106)    

Imam Reza (PBUH), who faced all those unpleasant occurring and sufferings for spiritual cause, paved the way with great patience.

He was also committed to keep the people’s persistence and perseverance as well.

(Sahifeh ye-Imam, Vol. 13, P. 426)  


Hearts of divine angels are centered on the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH)


(Sahifeh ye-Imam, Vol. 16, P. 388)


Kissing burial chamber and holy shrine is one of my major wishes.  

(Sahifeh ye-Imam, Vol. 10, P. 459)


All forces and powers need special attention of Imam Reza (PBUH)

(Sahifeh ye-Imam, Vol. 16, P. 387)

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