He would clean the toilet

One day in Paris when the weather was cold and snowy, the Imam came out of his room to perform ablutions. I had earlier gone and cleaned the toilet area. Before the Imam entered the toilet, Hossein Aqa, the late martyr Hajj Mostafa Khomeini’s son came from outside and went into the toilet. Because the sole of his shoes were soiled the toilet area became soiled as well. After he came out of the toilet and the Imam had gone inside, Hossein Aqa called me saying: “Come and see what the Imam is doing.” I saw the Imam holding the mop and cleaning the floor of the toilet. My body began to shiver. When the Imam came out of the toilet I told him: “I truly felt ashamed of myself for what you did.” The Imam stated: “No, you had cleaned this place” and the turning to Hossein Aqa remarked: “You should have consideration for this lady; it is not her duty to do anything here but you should have consideration.”  

Name of the narrator: Marziyeh Hadidchi,

Title of the Book: Impressions and Memoirs about Imam Khomeini's Practical Behaviour, vol. 1, chapter one, pages 89 & 90


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