Thousands converge to Imam Khomeini shrine to attend anniversary

Thousands converge to Imam Khomeini shrine to attend anniversary

Thousands of Iranians and foreign guests converge to holy shrine of Imam Khomeini to attend the 26th anniversary of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic.

The anniversary is scheduled to be held on 3rd of June and religious ceremony is attended by thousands of Imam’s devotees from Iran and different regions of the world.

Hundreds of foreign guests from dozens of countries around the world have already arrived in the Iranian capital to attend the religious and cultural event.

They have attended international summits, seminars and appeared on media to highlight the dynamic thought and ideas of Imam on various issues and topics. 

Ruhullah Musawi Khomeini was born on 20 Jamadi al-Akhir 1320/ 24 September 1902- in coincidence with the birth anniversary of Hadrat Fatima (PBUH)- in the small town of Khomein, some 160 kilometers to the southwest of the holy city of Qom.

Imam Khomeini, the great religious and spiritual leader of the Muslim world passed away on June 3, 1989.

The summit comes on the eve of 26th anniversary of Imam Khomeini heavenly departure.

Imam established a divine Islamic-democratic system which promoted human dignity and spread human values in contemporary era.

Imam’s political ideas guarantee rights for oppressed nations while confront the aggressive policies of colonial policies.

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.

Imam used to emphasize that Islam is a civilized and progressive religion. The founder of the Islamic Republic frequently said that Islam was fully capable of establishing progressive democratic system.

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

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