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Friday 30th of September 2016
Mahdawiat

The Messianic Leader, Mahdi, in Other Religions

Engineer Madani: Is belief in the promised Mahdi confined to the followers of Islam, or does it exist in other religions too?Mr. Hoshyar: In fact, this belief is not limited to the Muslims alone. In almost all religions and heavenly creeds one can find a similar belief in the future savior. The followers of these religions believe that there will come a time when the world will become corrupt and engulfed in a crisis. Evil and injustice will ...

The best thing while expecting Imam Mahdi

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Ways to Be in Touch with Imam of the Time

Here we try to answer the question of how to get the most of spiritual blessings of feeling the presence of the Imam of the time? Interestingly, it is easier for the youth to be in touch with the Imam of the time by refraining from committing sins and having a clearer heart.The Imam never forgets us and will get to us on our most demanding times if we deserve it though we should remember him sincerely. The more sincerely remember him the more ...

Remembrance and chanting, a way to have heartfelt relations with Imam of the Time

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What Does It Mean to Wait for the Return of Imam Mahdi?

To wait for the return of Imam Mahdi means: A) To get to know Imam Mahdi, as the innocent establisher of justice and the pioneer of faith. B) To have faith in Imam Mahdi being the Imam and our divine and just leader. C) To have love for justice and for human values. D) To have hope in a bright future. E) To try to establish the rule of justice. F) To be committed to the rules of religion and morality. G) To have the spirit of ...

Remember Him to Be Remembered by Him

od reminds his creatures: remember me so that I remember you. The Imam of Time is a complete manifestation of God. He is His greatest sign. He will remember us if we remember him. The more we remember him, the more he remembers us. How the Imam of Time remembers us is much different from how we remember him. God tells his prophets: Salute this nation, your salutation brings about peace to them. Is it the same when we pray for the health of the ...

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 ...