Taghi Shahram who was one of the main members of the Mojahedin Organization

According to Ervand Abrahamian, their thinking aligned with what was a common tendency in Iran at the time – a kind of radical, political Islam based on a Marxist reading of history and politics. The group’s main source of inspiration was the Islamic text Nahj al-Balagha, a collection of analyses and aphorisms attributed to Imam Ali.