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Friday 29th of July 2016
Mahdawiat

People Awaited the Appearance of the Mahdi

From all the references to the Mahdi and his appearance in the sources it is obvious that people were awaiting the coming of the Mahdi from the early days of Islam and were actually counting the days for that to happen. They regarded the establishment of the legitimate government through his emergence a certainty.This anticipation used to get intense during times of political turmoil and unfavorable social conditions. People expected that the ...

Some of the Duties of the People who Are Expecting Imam Mahdi

To Love Imam MahdiPeople who are waiting for Imam Mahdi to return should have his love and affection in their hearts all the time. Of course no one could wait for someone else if they do not like him, no matter how well they know him. How could people expect others if they dislike them and how could they get prepared to host them? Therefore, one cannot act like a true believer who expects Imam Mahdi, unless they have the love of Imam ...

Mahdi (PBUH),Ten Revolutions in One Revolution

The report card of all the schools of thought through out the history reveals many weak points. The majority of them concentrated on one aspect, but ignored other important aspects of humanity. All these ideologies were "self-centered", meaning that they considered themselves as the central ideology and others (rest of mankind) as the surrounds, and most important of all, they had great claims; however, they made a poor performance. The east and ...

The Reappearance Era

  He is the just person for whom all are waiting. At the appearance era, justice will be done to everybody as sun rays penetrate through their houses. Justice will be inclusive in the sense that it will cover everyone no matter if he is beneficent or not. Also, he will offer the previous prophets' books without any deviation; he will judge among the Jews by Torah, among Christians by Gospel and among Muslims by the Holy Quran. At that time, ...

Mahdi (PBUH) in Shia

Believing in a savior is in human's nature that causes hope giving and inspiring. Shia insists explicitly on existence of a savior, Mahdi (PBUH), but the difference is that in Ithna'ashari Shia (1), believing in Mahdi(PBUH) is one of the principles of the school. Prayers to Allah (SWT) and acceptance of worships would be accomplished only by believing in this important base. We will declare Mahdi's (PBUH) characteristics from Shiite's ...

The Signs of the Reappearance of the Twelfth Imam (ajtf)

The Signs of the Reappearance (Qiyam) of the (Imam) who undertakes the Office (al-Qa'im), Peace be on him, the Period of Time of his Appearance, an Explanation of his Life and an Extract of what is revealed about his State.Traditions have been reported mentioning the signs for the time of the appearance of the Imam who will arise (qa'im), peace be on him, and the events which will take place before his appearance, together with the indications ...

The Sun Behind the Clouds

One of the common narrations relayed to convey the role of Imam Mahdi (AS) during his occultation is the analogy of the ‘Sun behind the Clouds’. In this text, Allamah Majlisi sheds the light on this tradition and provides key points to explain the meaning and significance of the meaning behind this similitude.In what follows, is a sample of traditions, which compare the Twelfth Imam (a) to the sun behind the clouds during the period ...

Conference about Imam Mehdi (AS) Held in Jammu and Kashmir, India

 A daylong conference about Imam Mehdi (AS) was held at Iqbal Khomeini Hall at Mohalla Syed Afzal in Alamgari Bazar in Jammu and Kashmir on ...

The Guided One – Who is Imam Mahdi?

According to  the Shiite version of Islam the 12th descendant of Mohammed, known as the 12th Imam or the Mahdi, (Also known as the “Hidden Imam”) went into hiding in 941, some 1300 years ago. At an earlier time of rising tensions, the 10th imam was forced from his home in Medina by the powerful Sunni caliph in Baghdad and was sent to live in Samarra, where he could be kept under closer supervision. Both he and his son were ...

What are the benefits of waiting for the appearance of the Saviour of the humanity?

[1] Al-Mizan, pages ...

There is always a guide and warner in human societies

[1] Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 23, page ...

How the followers of Imam Mahdi (AJ) must behave?

[1] Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 53, Page 176, attachment to Hadith 7, narrated from ...

What will happen to those who deny Imam Mahdi (AJ)?

It is narrated from Imam Mahdi (AJ) who said: There is no kinship between Allah (SWT) and any of God’s servants and every person is rewarded (by God) according to the measure of his/her deeds; whoever denies me (Imam Mahdi (AJ)) is not from us and his/her destiny will be like the destiny of the child (son) of Prophet Noah (AS) [1].

[1] Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 50, Page 227, Hadith 1, narrated from Ihtejaj.

Forty Traditions from Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

1. "I am the Mahdi. I am the Qaem of the time" (Bihar V.52 p.2)2. "I am the one who will fill it (the earth with justice as it would be full of tyranny". (Bihar, V.52, P.2).3. "I am the reminder of Allah in His earth". (Bihar, V.52, p 24)4. "I am the avenger from His enemies". (Bihar, v.52, p.24)5. "I am the seal of successors". (Bihar, V.52, p.30)6. And through me shall Allah, the Mighty and Glorious, drive away the calamities from my progeny ...

Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.), The Last Holy Imam

Hazrat Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.) is the twelfth and last of the chain of the Purified Imams and the divine successors (A.S.)he was born at the time of dawn on Friday the 15th of Shaban 255 A.H. in the city of Samarrah. (Kamaaluddin vol. 2, Pg. 428, 433 424, 430) His respected father is Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.), his beloved mother is Janab-e-Nargis Khatoon (r.a), she was in the side of her father from the descendant of Caesar of Rome and descendant ...

A sublime man will come and save humanity from oppression, injustic

And We have already written in the book [of Psalms] after the [previous] mention [in the Torah] that the Earth is inherited by My righteous servants.” (Holy Quran: 21, 105)Witnessing that the aggressors of the world plunder and violate the rights of people, humanity should not think that this is the fate of the world, should not think that there is no way out and one should surrender. No, humanity should realize that this is a transitional ...

Imam Mahdi , The Herald of Divine Justice

Author : Dr.A.R.GhavidelSha'ban 15, which coincides with Aug.7.2009, is the birth anniversary of the Promised one, the only Real Savior of all mankinds, the only Hope in this depressed age, the 12th infallible Imam of the household of Prophet Mohammad (p.b.u.h), Imam Mahdi (a.s) whose followers look forward to his Reappearance day and night.Majority of the world religions, irrespective of their being divine or earthly, believe in the advent of a ...

Imam Mahdi's Reappearance Day and Year

Author : Sayyed Sadruddin SadrTraditions about the Year and Day of Imam Mahdi's ReappearanceAs the title denotes, the following article is dealt with the year and day of al-Mahdi Reappearance according to traditions of Infallible Imams.Abu Basir has narrated from Sadiq Aal-e­-Muhammad as such: "Mahdi shall not emerge but in the odd year i.e. the first, third, fifth, seventh or ninth year."Again Abu Basir narrates from Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S.) ...

Ziarat of Imam al-Mahdi (a.s)

Peace be upon you; O the vicegerent of Allah and the vicegerent of your well-guided fathers.اَلسَّلامُ عَلَيْكَ يا خَليفةَ اللهِ وَخَلَيفةَ آبائِهِ الْمَهْدِيّينَ،peace be upon you; O the Successor of the past Successors (of the Prophets).اَلسَّلامُ عَلَيْكَ يا وَصِيَّ الاَْوْصِياءِ الْماضينَ،Peace be upon you; O the keeper of the ...

The Deputies of the Imam of the Age Hazrat Hujjat ibnil Hasan al-Askari (a.t.f.s.)

Allah’s mercy is infinite. None else is more gracious than the Almighty to His creatures. Even the vast love of a mother for her child is just a minor ray of endless love which the Creator has for His creatures. When a mother can never see her offspring in any trouble, then how can the immense mercy of Allah see His creatures punished in Hell?The Best CreationAllah created man as his best creation. He made man the most balanced and granted ...