Imam Khomeini wanted oppressed nations to move towards self-reliance

Imam Khomeini wanted oppressed nations to move towards self-reliance

Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic who left a progressive intellectual and political legacy and advised the Muslim and oppressed nations to move towards self-reliance and self sufficiency.

Following the victory of Islamic Revolution under the wise leadership of Imam Khomeini, Iran made drastic progress in several fields despite all obstacles and hurdles by the world colonial powers.

Some colonial powers, especially the United States imposed unjust sanctions against Iran in order to hinder the country’s growth and progress.

Imam wanted the world oppressed nations to form a united front and play an active role at international forums in order to defend their rights and interests.  

Imam promoted spirituality and revived the divine values at sensitive juncture of history when the world had been plunged into a social and moral decline. 

Imam Khomeini, who is considered great Muslim mystic of contemporary history, adopted a very simple life-style. Imam’s ideals continue to attract the faithful and oppressed people and are increasing becoming popular across various parts of the world.

Many of Imam Khomeini's political and religious ideas were considered to be progressive and had been appealing for Muslims and oppressed people around the globe.

Imam Khomeini, who had well command over a range of Islamic disciplines left several theological works in various fields including philosophy, mysticism, jurisprudence and Quran and Hadith.

Some of most famous works come as following:


  • Velayat-e Faqih
  • Forty Hadiths (Forty Traditions)  
  • Adab-e Salat (The Disciplines of Prayers)       
  • Jihad-e Akbar (The Greater Struggle)
  • Tahrir al-Wasilah
  • Interpretation of Surah Fatihah
  • Serr al-Salat (Secrets of Prayers)
  • Interpretation of Dawn Pray
  • Interpretation of Forces of Reason and Negligence Tradition 
  • Hajj
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