Lady Masoumeh: A lady whose spiritual foundation...../ Supreme Leader
Lady Masoumeh: A lady whose spiritual foundation collapsed the tyranny of the despots
There exist three glittering, outstanding points among all the bright spots of Qom: First, the holy shrine of Hazrat Fatimah Masoumeh (r.a); an exceptional woman, from near her holy grave arose, for the first time, this bounteous, exuberant spring [city of Qom], bringing blessings to the entire world, especially to the Muslim world.
Secondly, Qom has forever been the birthplace of innovation in science, jurisprudence, and hadith: the reputed seminary has been present in the holy city. Beginning 1200 years ago, great scholars, jurists, precious philosophers, sovereign hadith writers and eminent authors rose from this city, or they took refuge in Qom, settling underneath the illuminated rays of Hazrat Masoumeh (r.a)...
October 05, 2000
There is no doubt that Hazrat Fatima Masoumeh (s.a.) played an indisputably important role in helping Qom become Qom. She played an undeniable role in helping this historical and religious city gain prominence. Through her journey among the companions and friends of the infallible Imams (a.s.) and by traveling through different cities and sowing the seeds of knowledge and Vilayat during her journey, especially after arriving in Qom, this honorable lady, this young girl who had been educated by the Holy Prophet's (s.w.a.) household, caused Qom to shine as the main stronghold of the teachings of the Holy Prophet's (s.w.a.) household during that dark reign of oppressors. She made this city a stronghold for transferring the light of knowledge and the teachings of the Holy Prophet's (s.w.a.) household to the east and west of the world of Islam.
Leader’s Address to Clergy in Qom