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The Mosque

(Wise Sayings of Imam Khomeini)


o Do not empty the mosques; this is an incumbency today! o The mosque is a center for political gathering.

o The mosque is a center for propagation.

o Mihrab [altar] means the place for barb [warfare], the place for war””war

      against both the Satan and the taghut.

o O nation! Preserve your own mosques. O intellectuals! Preserve the

     mosques; do not be like the Western intellectuals. O lawyers! Preserve the


o I must declare today that preservation of the mosques is incumbent on all

     the Muslims.

o Try to restore our mosques to the conditions they had during the early

      days of Islam. Take note that there is no retreat or seclusion in Islam.

o These mosques should be centers for proper training and. thanks to God.

      most of them are such.

o During the Blessed Month (i.e.. Ramadan) training and education in their

      true sense and all dimensions must go on in all the mosques.

o The preservation of the mosques today is one of the things on which Islam


o The mosque is an Islamic fortress and the altar is the battle arena.

o Let them keep the movement alive through the mosques which are strong

     forts of Islam and advance it by Islamic slogans.

Source: 'Wise Sayings of Imam Khomeini" book 

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