Imam Khomeini attached significance to human dignity

Imam Khomeini attached significance to human dignity

The founder of the Islamic Republic showed great respect to public and attached great importance to human dignity and values.

By exploring the works, messages and speeches of Imam Khomeini, some would be able to easily jump to this conclusion that the father of the Islamic Revolution used to respect the public masses.

Imam Khomeini led the Islamic revolution to victory by relying on people and sought an active participation of mass public in all perspectives. 

Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, once described himself as a brother and servant of the Iranian nation.  Imam emphasized that he feels pride as being brother and servant of the nation instead of describing himself as a leader.

“If they call me a servant, it would be better than being called a leader. Being a leader is not what matters. What matters is service, Islam has made it necessary for us to serve! I am a brother to Iranian people and regard myself as their servant and soldier...” the founder of the Islamic Republic said.  

The great figure of contemporary era noted that the great divine spiritual leaders throughout the history of Islam have been calling themselves as brother of the common people. Imam frequently used to emphasize that divine holy book of Quran has also depicted the believers as brothers. 

“Leader and leadership in the divine religions including Islam is not in itself something grand to make men proud and self conceited”. 

Imam Khomeini spared no efforts in rendering help to the most poor and needy classes of the society after the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

The great Imam truly exemplified the true and genuine teachings of the holy prophet of Islam and his infallible successors in his lifestyle.

Imam could present a comprehensive interpretation of religion which was entirely in accordance with people’s inclinations of freedom, independence, and the great figure of contemporary history firmly stood against any type of the cruelty or oppression. 

The great Imam also highlighted the logical, political, social and judicial demands of the people which were being raised at the core of the society and presented their solutions in accordance with the religion. 

The Islamic revolution was fully compatible with human aspirations and nature.

Imam also established an Islamic-democratic system and formed formation of a society which could move ahead by taking into consideration the divine values and human dignity. 

The great Imam’s approach towards religion was assisting people to retrieve and accomplish their real aspiration and statues. 

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