عنوان مقاله [English]
Since creation of man to-this day, human communities have been influenced by political power in such a way that different groups have attempted to access to power and its control. Acquisition of political power put capabilities at the discretion of mankind that if not controlled pave the ground for rulers to lean towards misuse of power. Hence, world thinkers with different approaches to political power have used various tools to control it. In Islam, too, control of power has been further emphasized to the extent that it has pointed to design of specific tools from within man to control power, not to mention commonly used tools in the world. Among the Islamic thinkers in modern world, Imam Khomeini (ra) as revitalizer of Islamic thought and unifier of theory and practice of Islamic thought has paid serious attention to this momentum. But how? So this question faces us that in political thinking of Imam Khomeini (ra), how political power can be controlled by means of internal tools? The present article has come to the following results by applying an analytic-descriptive method: Imam Khomeini (ra) believes in tools like justice, faith, piety and knowledge of Islam and law for internally controlling of political power. These tools are assumed to holders of political power and rulers of Islamic community and thus public soul and property are not assaulted. This is because these internal tools in harnessing rebellion and abusing power play a role in particularly control of power from affliction to corruption.