Islamic revolution owes to Imam Hussain (PBUH)

Islamic revolution owes to Imam Hussain (PBUH)

Imam Khomeini used to maintain that the struggle for the Islamic Revolution has had deep roots in Imam Hussain’s divine-oriented uprising against cruelty and injustice.

The founder of the Islamic Republic frequently said through his messages, speeches and works that the struggle for the Islamic revolution was inspired by the genuine teachings of Islam, and has been closely associated to movement of Imam Hussain (PBUH) who rose against all types of tyranny and injustice.

3rd of Shaban – on the Islamic calendar reminds us of birth anniversary of Imam Hussain (PBUH), the grandson of the holy prophet of Islam and one of his truthful infallible successors.

The holy prophet said through one of his well-known tradition that the parable of my Ahlul-Bayt is similar to that of Noah's Ark. The honorable prophet also said, “"al-Hussain (PBUH) is torch of guidance and Ark of salvation".

Imam Hussian’s divine personality, his closeness to God, the Almighty, and his role in leading and guiding the mankind has made him unprecedented divine role-model for entire mankind and symbol of resistance against all injustices.  

The whole humanity has been recommended to certainly follow the footsteps of Imam Hussain (PBUH) if they wanted to reach the divine mercy, and attain the bliss and felicity of this world and the hereafter.

Imam Hussain (PBUH), the grandson of the holy prophet of Islam became distinguished amongst other martyrs and revolutionaries by characteristics that excel all other martyrs. He became the master of all martyrs – from the first to the last –because of the majesty of the aims for which he started his revolution, the immensity of the sacrifice that he offered, and the perfection he achieved in various dimensions. 

It is noteworthy that Imam Khomeini frequently stressed on promoting genuine and universal message of Imam Hussain to the entire world communities.

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