Sayyid Ruhullah Musawi Khomeini

Ayatollah Sayyid Ruhullah Musawi Khomeini, also called Imam Khomeini, was the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which saw the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

He was born in 1902 in Khomeyn, in what is now Iran's Markazi Province. He began studying the Quran and the Persian language from a young age and was assisted in his religious studies by his relatives, including his mother's cousin and older brother.

Ayatullah Khomeini was a Marja ("source of emulation") in Twelver Shia Islam, as a high ranking mujtahid and expert in Islamic law and authored more than 40 books.

19 Books

8 Articles

5 Files

Quds Day in the View of Imam Khomeini

The International Day of Quds is commemorated throughout the world since 1979 on the call of Imam Khomeini [ra] after the success of Islamic Revolution in Iran. This presentation was based on selection of Imam Khomeini’s [ra] speeches, messages and writings about the Day of Quds.

Ruhullah Look What I Did For You

This presentation talks about the blessings that Allah bestowed upon Imam Khomeini; and the lessons that we can learn from that.

The Islamic Revolution of Iran - A Predicted Event

This presentation discusses the prediction of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in Ahadith of Masumeen (a).

The Mystic Said

This is an adapted selection from the mystical poetry of Imam Khomeini (r), published by the Institute for the Compilation of Imam Khomeini’s Works, 2003.

Whisperings of a Mystic

This presentation is a selection from the mystical poetry of Imam Khomeini [ra]. It was prepared in the memory of this great personality.