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Imam Khomeini’s devotion for spirituality, mysticism and divine teachings had really turned him into a divine figure whose simple life style continues to attract millions of devotees across the globe.
More importantly, his eternal love for the holy book of Quran and members of household of the holy prophet of Islam had turned him into a divine personality, who always observed will of God the Almighty in all conditions and circumstances.
The late founder of the Islamic Republic had paid a great attention to the collection of Imam ‘Ali’s speeches compiled in the Nahj al-Balagha.
Imam ‘Ali b. Abi Talib (PBUH), the truthful successor of the holy prophet of Islam had severely criticized and warned Muslims the way they had abandoned practicing the teachings of the Qur’an.
It is accurate to assert that Imam Khomeini exemplified the active spirituality of Imam ‘Ali, whose entire life, like that of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon them, was molded in accord with the Qur’an.
Imam Khomeini was known to live a very simple life in a modest house. He never let the love of power and wealth take over his heart at all, and therefore, he has always been adored by people around the world.
Imam Khomeini revived genuine divine teachings and promoted spirituality at a sensitive juncture of history when the world had been plunged into social and moral decline.
The leader of contemporary Muslim world had been an influential religious and political figure who brought about a great change not only to Iran but to the rest of the world. Imam’s works and ideals raise awareness and awakening among oppressed people and Muslim nations
The Islamic revolution under his wise leadership sought to relieve the world oppressed nations from clutches of dominance of colonial powers.
Imam had questioned and effectively confronted aggressive policies of colonial and exploiting powers towards Muslim nations and the oppressed people.
While in exile, Imam Khomeini continued to guide the uprising against the Pahlavi regime. He started to promote his message and ideology among Iranian people. Imam Khomeini returned to Iran after spending years in exile in Paris and Iraq.
Imam Khomeini’s legacy of views and values in life are still being treasured in the region and across the world.
The movement under wise leadership of Imam resulted in an unprecedented change in the 20th century.
The Islamic Revolution left a lasting impression on the world economy, politics, and culture.
His innovations like designating “Unity Week” and “Quds Day” are historical hallmarks that will last forever. Many scholars believe that countries such as Palestine, Bahrain, Egypt, and many others, have modeled their revolutions on his ideology.
Imam Khomeini strongly believed in the Shia-Sunni unity. “Unity Week,” as one of his innovations, is an opportunity for promoting solidarity between Sunnis and Shias.
While declaration of last day from holy month of Ramadan as an international Quds day, is another innovation by Imam Khomeini. On Quds Day, people all over the world show solidarity with Palestinians and cry out their resentment against Zionists.