Non-physical Combat Ability Components of Iranian Islamic Revolution Armed Forces with Emphasis on the View of Imam Sajjad (a.s.) in the Prayers of "MARZDARAN"

Document Type : Science - Research


1 Ph.D. Student of Quran and Hadith Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN

2 Ph.D. Student of Quran and Hadith Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN.

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Quran and Hadith, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN.

4 Ph.D. Student in Passive Defense at the National Defense University, Tehran, IRAN.


The security of any country depends primarily on the strength of its military forces. If safety is established at the borders, it will be possible to create the necessary security in other areas. On the other hand, according to experts, since the Iranian Islamic Revolution (1979) was involved in an imposed an unequal war, the non-revolutionary military knowledge in this war did not last more than three months. Instead, it affected other factors in this issue and the victory of the Islamic Revolution armed forces, referred to as "Non-Physical Factors of Combat Ability." The main question is, 'what are these factors', and 'what function did they play in creating the Islamic Revolution armed forces' combat ability?' The present study aimed, with descriptive-analytical and content analysis method based on library resources, to answer the above question and explain the non-physical components are affecting the combat ability of the Islamic Revolution armed forces by emphasizing Imam Sajjad's (a.s.) view in the twenty-seventh prayer of Sahifa Sajjadiah and the study of their function in creating the fighting power of these forces. Based on the research conducted, the mentioned factors are faith and will, knowledge and insight, prudence and solution, empathy and compassion, patience and perseverance, occult help, and martyrdom.