Imam Khomeini's spouse was well aware of ultimate goal, endured great difficulties

Imam Khomeini's wife, known as the holy Lady of Iran or the lady of the revolution was a wise and patient woman. If one pays attention to her patience, one easily finds that it was with great wisdom. She knew of the ultimate goal they wanted to achieve and so she endured great difficulties.

ID: 52735 | Date: 2019/03/22
Imam Khomeini’s spouse had always been remained an intelligent backer and aide to him throughout the struggle for the Islamic Revolution. She had assisted Imam too much in all thick or thin times in accomplishing revolutionary goals. 


Lady Khadijah belonged to a religious family of Ayatollah Thaqafi and had leaned divine knowledge and manners from her father.


Following the blessed marriage, she stood behind Imam like a solid rock through all stages of the Islamic Revolution. The noble lady has had been great support for Imam Khomeini during tough years of exile and at the moment of their son martyrdom.  


Lady Khadija Saqafi frequently appreciated the great ethical norms practiced by the great spiritual leader within and outside the family environment.


The wise lady noted that the great leader never imposed his own will on any of family members or friends.


The great leader of the Islamic world had only demanded her to perform obligatory worships and fulfill religious obligations. He never demanded too much extra or beyond expectations regarding the worldly and religious affairs, Lady Khadija noted.


The great spouse of Imam remained with him during years of exile and never gave him up for a single moment during tough times


Late Lady Khadija Saqafi has described through her memories that the founder of the Islamic Republic exercised a great amount of patience and tolerance during all tough years of struggle and following the victory of the Islamic Revolution.


After the victory of the Islamic Revolution, several officials and dignitaries’ families paid visits to Imam’s house and she along with her family visited their homes. She never became tried of fulfilling her responsibilities. She always avoided nepotism and favoritism. Imam always used to praise her sacrifices and services she rendered to family and the revolution.


The lady Khadija described one of the most difficult and tough times of her life when the great leader of the Islamic world Imam Khomeini passed away and departed to heavens. She stood by her children and the revolution after the Imam’s passing away.


The Imam and his wife got married in the month of Ramadan in 1929, and in the Shah Abdul Azim mosque.


All Imam Khomeini's children helped their father to achieve his goals. The Imam's wife brought her children up well. She made sure that the children respected their father and provided an environment which allowed her children and the Imam to excel in every aspect.


 In return Imam Khomeini himself insisted that his children respect their mother and made sure the children looked up to her. Thus the children had their utmost respect for both their parents and made sure that they served their parents well. Apart from respecting his wife, Imam Khomeini also loved his wife very much and always expressed his affection towards her. Their love for one another was talked of and admired by friends and family.


The Imam's wife was a real and sincere religious woman. She would never backbite, lie and talk ill of anyone. She always liked to carry out good deeds and helped people financially.