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"YOU ARE A NATION(Ummah) FOR OUR NATION"....

"YOU ARE A NATION(Ummah) FOR OUR NATION

Dr. Beheshti, a nation for our nation: Imam Khomeini

Imam Khomeini said in a historic message that Martyr Ayatollah Dr. Sayyid Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti had been himself a nation.

Imam Khomeini made remarks 35 years ago when Beheshti several of his colleagues lost their lives in the attack on June 28, 1981.

The casualties were caused after a bomb exploded at the headquarters of the Iran Islamic Republic Party (IRP) in Tehran, while a meeting of party leaders was in progress.

The terrorist attack was orchestrated by MKO, which at that time was involved in a campaign of assassinations against officials of the Islamic Republic and revolutionary figures.

Dr. Beheshti was considered as a right-hand of the great Imam and the founder of the Islamic Republic on several occasion hailed Beheshti’s knowledge of worldly and religious affairs and his political wisdom.

Imam had assigned Beheshti with drafting the constitution of the Islamic Republic even months before the emergence of the Revolution in 1979.

Moreover, Dr. Beheshti was the founder of student activism in several European and Western countries. Several of his comrades played a key role in managing and handling affairs following the revolution victory at the sensitive juncture of history.

Beheshti was assigned to several responsibilities during those decisive years and in the first post-revolutionary Iranian parliament; he led the Islamic Republic party.

Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic issued a statement following the tragic event and martyrdom of 7th Tir, on June 28 in 1981.A part of the detailed statement come as following:

“Iran nation lost 72 innocent people in this event, and the number is the same as it was in Karbala. Iran nation is proud of presenting such persons who devoted themselves in the way of Islam and Muslims. People's enemies martyred a group who had gathered for discussing about country’s policy…..”

 

'Imam Ali (a.s.) said he chose politics and piety together'

'Imam Ali (a.s.)

If one's politics originate from morality and feed from spirituality, then it will be a tool for the people who are faced with it, to achieve perfection and paradise. But if politics become separate from morality and spirituality, then it will be demagoguery. It will be a tool for gaining power at any price, for accumulating wealth and for furthering one's own interests. This kind of politics is like a pest. It is a pest for both the politician himself and for the people who are faced with this kind of politics in their everyday life.

“The Night of Qadr is better than a thousand months"

The Night of Qadr

Ramadan is the month of the purity of one’s heart and it is the month of forgiveness. This is because in this month, Allah the Exalted shows more kindness to forgiveness compared to other months of the year. It has been said in a narration that “If you are not forgiven in Ramadan, then when will you be forgiven?” [Bihar al-Anwar, Vol. 8, page 183]. If someone fails to achieve divine forgiveness and mercy in the month of Ramadan – during which the gates of divine mercy and forgiveness are open to humans – when will they have the blessing to do so?

Empowering adolescent girls is investing in a brighter future

Empowering adolescent girls is investing in a brighter future

There are 600 million adolescent girls in the world, most of them living in the developing world. 600 million adolescent girls who each overflow with the potential to become an entrepreneur, a scientist, a visionary change-maker, or the leader of her country. But so many of these girls face daily, arduous barriers that prevent them from reaching their potential.

This is the nation of 170 million enslaved children

 170 million enslaved children

Globally over 1.5 billion people live in countries that are affected by conflict, violence and fragility. Meantime, around 200 million people are affected by disasters every year — a third of them are children. And a significant proportion of the 168 million children engaged in child labor live in areas affected by conflict and disaster. These are the facts. Up to you to reflect on the immediate future of humankind.

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