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Saturday 13th of February 2016
Mahdawiat

Supplication and avoidance of sins: keys to heartfelt relations with the Imam of Time

Imploring help from the Infallibles is another way to get closer to the Imam of Time. It is much better to invoke the Infallibles to intercede God to grant us visiting of the Imam of Time. We should not forget that all power belongs to God and the Infallibles are merely some windows through which we can beseech God to grant us all kinds of assistance. Assistance comes only from God. Others are merely spiritual guides through which we can beseech ...

Miscellaneous Information on Imam Mehdi (AS)

In a tradition upon whose authenticity all Muslims agree, the Holy Prophet has said:"Even if the entire duration of the world's existence has already been exhausted and only one day is left before Doomsday (Day of judgment), Allah will expand that day to such a length of time, as to accommodate the kingdom of a person out of my Ahlul-Bayt who will be called by my name. He will then fill out the earth with peace and justice as it will have been ...

Are We Truly Awaiting Our Imam?

As the devotees of our beloved occulted Imam (may Allah hasten his reappearance), we often speak about the idea of awaiting our Imam. There are many narrations which confirm that exercising Intidhar Al Faraj (awaiting the relief) is the best and most important type of worship. It is the best form of Jihad, and Imam Ali (peace be upon him) has said, "Await the relief, and do not become desperate from the Spirit of Allah, as the best of deeds near ...

What does our Occulted Imam expect the Shias to do during his Ghaybat (occultation)?

In a letter he wrote to Shaikh al-Mufid, where he acknowledged his merit and being pleased with him, the Imam prayed for the success of the Shias in obeying Allah. He then writes: "If our Shia, may Allah give them success to His obedience, unite together by the hearts in fulfilling the covenant that they were trusted with, the grace of meeting us would not have been delayed for them; and happiness would have reached them quickly by witnessing ...

Awaiting the Reappearance of the Saviour of Mankind

"Moses said to his people: Turn to Allah for help and be patient; the earth indeed belongs to Allah, and He gives its inheritance to whomever He wishes of His servants, and the outcome will be in favour of the Godwary." (Holy Qur'an 7:128)  Whatever the Almighty Lord has promised will occur, even if it takes centuries to materialize. He gave the tidings of the eventual inheritance of Planet Earth by the faithful and virtuous, no matter ...

Features of Imam Mahdi’s Government:

Revival of the SunnahImam Mahdi is a divine figure who is on occultation and will reappear at the end times to establish justice in the world. He will establish a just government and will prepare the grounds for man’s perfection in all dimensions. There are many traditions (hadith) handed down both by Sunni and Shia scholars regarding his occultation and reappearance. According to many traditions the Imam will reappear at a time when the ...

The Sun and the Moon, Two signs before the emergence of Imam Mahdi (A.S)

"He it is Who appointed the Sun a splendour and the Moon a light and measured for her stages, that ye might know the number of the years, and the reckoning. Allah created not (all) that save in truth. He detaileth the revelations for people who have knowledge." Qur’an (10:5)"And We appoint the night and the day two portents. Then We make dark the portent of the night, and We make the portent of the day sight-giving, that ye may seek bounty ...

The Days of Allah

"We verily sent Moses with Our revelations, saying: Bring thy people forth from darkness unto light. And remind them of the days of Allah. Lo! Therein are revelations for each steadfast, thankful (heart)." Qur’an (14:5)Minor Resurrection - The promised day of the Mahdi's reappearance"Wait they for naught else than that Allah should come unto them in the shadows of the clouds with the angels? Then the case would be already judged. All cases ...

The Existence of the Mahdi is certain

There are numerous Prophetic traditions about the Mahdi reported by both the Sunni and the Shi’ i sources. Close examination of the contents of these traditions proves that the subject of the future coming of the Mahdi and the Qa’im was a well established tenet during the Prophet’s life time. People anticipated someone who would take upon himself to establish truth and spread the worship of God. Moreover they expected that ...

Who Are the Companions and the Helpers of Imam Mehdi?

The Companions of Imam Mehdi:The companions of Imam Mehdi are special people with exceptional talents, who join Imam Mehdi in the first hours after his appearance. They form the primary core for the international battle of Imam Mehdi. They are the people who both start Imam Mehdi’s battle with their presence, and become the advisers and ministers of him after the victory of the battle and they will be responsible for a lot of tasks then. ...

The Connection between Imam Mahdi (A.S) and Imam Hussein (A.S)

This paper is the first part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived as part of a series of lectures delivered by the author in London, at the Islamic Centre of England in Muharram 1433/November and December 2011, entitled, "Spiritual Struggle of Karbala."AbstractAlthough there are similarities between all members of Ahl-ul- Bayt and they are from the same light, there is a special link between Imam Hussein (A.S) and Imam ...

The Promised Dawn and Expectation of Relief

The Promised Dawn and Expectation of ReliefThe idea of the final victory of the forces of righteousness, peace and justice over those of evil, oppression and tyranny, of the world-wide spread of the Islamic faith, the complete and all-round establishment of high human values, the formation of a utopian and an ideal society and lastly the accomplishment of this ideal at the hands of a holy and eminent personality called, according to the Islamic ...

The Obligations during the Era of Occultation of Imam Mahdi al-Qaim (ATFS)

Al-Hurr Al-Amili narrates seventeen narrations in the thirteenth chapter of the section on Jihad in Wasailul Shi’a (the chapter dedicated to rising up militarily before the reappearance of the Awaited Imam).These narrations may seem to indicate the obligation of remaining silent in the face of atrocities and the oppression of the enemies during the era of occultation and the impermissibility of rising up to establish a just ...

The Day of Final Victory

A fact concealed in the belief in divine monotheism (Tawheed) is that none, except Allah, has the right to rule over others. Even a father does not enjoy any sovereignty over his children. When a father does not possess this right, the question of other individuals ruling over their fellow beings, commanding and prohibiting, appointing them to a position or removing them from it, does not arise. To the extent that man does not have any right ...

Characteristics and Qualities of the Imam Mehdi (A.S)

The qualities and merits of His Eminence, Mahdi (a.s) are same as those of the divine messengers and legatees. The effulgence of Imamate and the awe of the prophets was perfectly apparent in the face of the Holy Imam. His description and details have come in the narrations as follows:1. Abu Saeed Khudri narrates from the Messenger of Allah (a.s) that he said, “Indeed, the Almighty Allah will raise from my progeny and Ahle Bayt a man, who ...

Birth of Imam Mahdi (A.S.) in the Ahle Sunnah Viewpoint

A number of traditions have been narrated from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) of Islam and the truthful Imams of Ahle-bayt (a.s.), regarding the uprising of Qaem-al-Mahdi towards the end of this world and his overthrowing the unjust and tyrant rulers and filling the earth with justice and fair play.Hence the unjust Abbasi caliphs were very much afraid of the uprising of Qaem al Mahdi, They utilized their entire resources to finish him. Ten years ...

Sayings of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

I am the Mahdi. I am the Qa'im of the time... Imam Mahdi (A.S.) Bihar V.52 p.2 I am the one who will fill it (the earth with justice as it ... Imam Mahdi (A.S.) Bihar, V.52, p.2 I am the reminder of Allah in His earth... Imam Mahdi (A.S.) Bihar, V.52, p 24 I am the avenger from His enemies... Imam Mahdi (A.S.) Bihar, v.52, p.24 And through me shall Allah, the Mighty and Glorious, drive a... Imam Mahdi (A.S.) Bihar, V,52, ...

Submission

BisMillah Hir Rahman Nir Rahiim In the Name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful How does one look back on the most important event in her life, and put it into perspective? This event for me was my discovery of the "right path", Islam, and Submission to the One God. This event, my acknowledging the power of Islam, and my conscious decision to submit to Allah (SWT) was this most life-changing event. But looking back on it, I wonder how ...

Imam Mahdi in Ghadir Sermon

The Hajj ceremony of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in 10th A.H. was undoubtedly the greatest ever ceremony in the history of mankind. That was the last Hajj by the Best of the Mankind and the Last Prophet (PBUH) where over a hundred thousand Muslims accompanied him on his way back when Gabriel ascended to him with three messages:“O Prophet! Declare what you were commanded to”‌“Your Prophetic mission is not incomplete unless you ...

Reappearance of Imam Mahdi

Imam Mahdi is a divine figure who is on occultation and will reappear at the end times to establish justice in the world. He will establish a just government and will prepare the grounds for man’s perfection in all dimensions. There are many traditions (hadith) handed down both by Sunni and Shia scholars regarding his occultation and reappearance. According to many traditions the Imam will reappear at a time when the world is full of ...