Khomeini Between Extremism And Moderation

May 12, 2020

The Iranian Constitution

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Iranian Constitution   Article 12: The official religion of Iran is Islam and the Twelver Jafari school of [Shia] religion. This article will remain forever unchanged and their mention of Islam here is based on Taqiyyah in order to float their Jafari Imami religion.   Article 2: The Islamic Republic is a system based on the faith in: 5. Belief in the […]
May 12, 2020

Did Khomeini Retract From His Beliefs?

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Did Khomeini Retract From His Beliefs?   Most of the leadership of al Jama’at al Islamiyyah say that this may have been the views of Khomeini, however, his contact with al Jama’at al Islamiyyah has helped in developing within him reasonable views that aren’t fringe nor extremist. Our answer to this is as follows: We are unaware of the origin of such talk […]
May 12, 2020

Khomeini’s Fringe Jurisprudic Verdicts

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Khomeini’s Fringe Jurisprudic Verdicts   We will now present some of his jurisprudic opinions for consideration. The fringe and verdicts of the Shia aren’t substantiated by any authentic narrations; they are aberrant and absurd. Hereunder are of Khomeini’s verdicts Purity of water: ماء الاستنجاء سواء كان من البول أو الغائط طاهر The water left over after cleansing from urine or stool is pure.[1] […]
May 12, 2020

Celebrating the festival of Neyrouz

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Celebrating the festival of Neyrouz   Khomeini celebrates the day of Neyrouz. He recommends bathing and prescribes fasting:   ومنها أي الأغسال المندوبة  غسل يومي العيدين، ومنها يوم النيروز And amongst the recommended bathing days are the days of the two ‘Id and the day of Neyrouz.[1]   He has thus equated Neyrouz with the two days ‘Id of the Muslims. He also […]
May 12, 2020

Sacred Places And Grave Sites According To Khomeini

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Sacred Places And Grave Sites According To Khomeini   Khomeini says regarding prostrating on “Hussaini soil”:   والأفضل التربة الحسينية – يعني لمواضع السجود – التي تخرق الحجب السبع وترتفع على الأرضين السبعة على ما في الحديث The most virtuous is the Hussaini soil, i.e. for the place of prostration. It transcends the seven veils and raises it above the seven earths as […]