The Second International Congress of Imam Khomeini & the Culture of Ashura

"With the cooperation of the Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs"

The Islamic revolution is the revival of the Islam based on Ashura values and its (Ashura's) accurate interpretation in the modern age and Imam is the reviver of Islam and the establisher and the supreme leader of the revolution and the Islamic republic system.

On the 7th anniversary of Imam Khomeini's demise, Imam Khomeini and the Ashura culture was held by The Institute for Compilation and Publication of the Imam Khomeini's Works with the cooperation of the Islamic Revolution Foundation of Martyr Affairs aiming to explain the different dimensions of the Ashura culture and Imam Khomeini's Ashura trainings and the mission and the responsibility of the contemporary generation toward this culture.

Centralities and issues of the second international congress of Imam Khomeini and the Ashura culture: A: The Different Dimensions of the Ashura Culture Presence in the Character of Imam Khomeini



  1. Imam's principals, verbal viewpoints and beliefs about Ashura
  2. Imam's principals and theosophical-ethical viewpoints about Ashura 
  3. Imam's principals and legal-jurisprudence viewpoints about Ashura
  4. The commemoration of Ashura rituals in Imam's teachings
  5. The manifestation of Ashura in the art and comprehendible viewpoints of Imam's teachings
  6. The impact of Imam Khomeini and the Ashura culture on the art and the Islamic revolution literature



B: Jihad, Insurrection & Its Leadership in Islam, Ashura Culture & the Islamic Revolution



  1. Imam's Ashura teachings on the Islamic Revolution
  2. The insurrection, Jihad, defense and the role of the religious leadership in the Quran and the tradition
  3. The insurrection and leadership in Ashura teachings
  4. The value and the place of the insurrection and leadership from the viewpoints of the philosophy, history and politics
  5. Motivations, basics and forms and steps of the insurrection to realize the Islamic and  humanistic goals
  6. Training and ethical patterns in the insurrection of Imam Hussein (a.s.) and the Ashura culture
  7. The different forms of the insurrection in the tradition of Islam pioneers till the Revolution of Imam Mahdi
  8. The role of Imam Khomeini's leadership in the several steps of the Islamic revolution
  9. The reforming role of the Ashura culture in the Islamic political-social changes
  10. The jeremiad, Ta'zieh, Maqtal writings (writing about the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (a.s.))



C: The Martyrdom & Veteran in the Religious Culture



  1. The role of the martyr and the martyrdom culture to guard the religious values
  2. The forming steps of the martyr's personal, social and political characteristic
  3. The motivation of the martyr and the martyrdom
  4. The martyrdom patterns and symbols in the history of Islam and the Ashura movement
  5. The martyrdom patterns and symbols in the Islamic revolution
  6. Responsibilities of the Islamic society in front of the martyrs and their families
  7. Martyrs' role in the Islamic Revolution
  8. The place and the grade of the martyrdom, devotion and martyrs in Imam Khomeini's teachings
  9. The role of Imam Khomeini in the revival of the martyrdom culture  

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