There are many approaches for national security studies and the leaders and the people view national security from different perspectives. A consideration of these views can indicate this difference and the concerned priorities in dealing with security problems. Looking at Imam Khomeini views and thinking on several aspects of security, this paper’s main question is as follows: what was the view of Imam Khomeini regarding aspects of security and which security approach is closer to this view? To answer this question, the paper focuses on Imam Khomeini’s speeches, messages, interviews as well as his practices. Lastly, the findings are indicating that rather than the mundane aspect of security, the otherworld aspect was more important for Imam Khomeini and even within the mundane aspect, political aspect was more important for him.