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The Mahdi from among the Descendants of the Prophet

Such hadith-reports are abundant. The main idea that runs through all of them suggests that the topic about the future coming of the Mahdi and Qa’im during the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) was well known. In fact the way these reports speak about the subject indicates that it was not something new which was being presented to the people. On the contrary they relate the signs and characteristics of the person who ...

The Beginning of the Belief in the Mahdi

A Glance at the Translator’s IntroductionThe translation of this important book would have been impossible without the need on my part to respond to those who have attributed to me false notions and ideas which are neither part of my personal faith nor of my academic research. At no point have I entertained, even in error, opinions that cannot be ascertained in the written primary sources of the Twelver Shiism. Every piece of document used ...

Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zaman

    Counter :    3437    Date :    8/13/2008Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zamanimam zamanIntroduction:Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zaman. Download the audio file and the Arabic text is as follows. Audio File:Play Ziyaraat Nahiye MoghdasehPlease download the Audio. Arabic Text: أَلسَّلامُ عَلى ادَمَ صِفْوَةِ اللهِ مِنْ ...

Can a man, have such a long life?

On the basis of the science of physiology the human body is composed of Billions of cells and tissues. With the passage of time, the cells get old and worn out and wither away and young cells take their place. This is how the schedule of life goes on.That thing which worn the man out and stop the cells from performing their activity and work and brings the gift of death to man are the harmful microbes which enter the human body from various ways ...

Special specifications of Imam Mahdi (AS)

In the previous part, I provided extensive traditions from the six authentic Sunni collections concerning the fact that Imam Mahdi (AS) who is different than Jesus (the messiah) WILL come and he is the descendant of Prophet and his daughter Fatimah. The traditions further illuminated the fact that Jesus (who was a great Prophet) will pray behind al-Mahdi (who is an Imam). Also I gave the fatwa of Sunni scholars who stated that the belief in the ...

Hakimeh Narrating the Birth of Imam Mahdi (AJ)

he twelfth Celestial Leader of the Islam, Huyyat Ibn Al-Hasan Al-Mahdi (God’s greetings be for him and his ascending) opened his eyes to the world at the start of the dawn of the day Thursday 15 of Sha‘ban month, of the year 255 H.L, correspondent with the July 28, 869 after Christ, at the City of Samarra, at the eleventh Imam‘s house. Mother of Imam Mahdi(AJ):His honorable father was the eleventh Imam of the Immaculated, ...

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 ...

Why is Imam Mahdi (A.J) also known as BaqiyatAllah?

In numerous traditions, it is stated that the term BaqiyatAllah in verse 86 of Surah Hud is a reference to the person of Imam Mahdi (A.S) or some of the other Imams (A.S). For example, the book IkmÁl al-Din narrates the following from Imam Baqir (A.S): The first words which the Mahdi (A.S) will speak after his rise will be this verse: “‘What remains of Allah’s provision is better for you, should you be ...

Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5) At dawn, on the 15th Sha'ban 255 A.H., the rays of the illuminating world shone with a powerful shaft of light into a human form, which became the source of existence for the universe. Yes, finally, the Divine promise was ...

Brief Biography of Imam Mahdi (AS)

Name : Muhammad.Title : Al-Mahdi, Al-Qa'im, Al-Hujjah, Al-Gha'ib, Sahibu'z-Zaman.Agnomen : Abul-Qasim.Father's name : Imam Al-Hassan (AS).Mother's name : Hazrat Narjis (SA).Birth : Sha'ban 15, 255 A.H.Death : Still alive but in occultation.The hidden Imam who is expected to return“The world will not come to an end,” said the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), “ until a man from my family (Ahlulbayt) and of my name shall be master of the ...

Some Objections About The Mahdi and Replies

    Some Objections About The Mahdi raised by them are mentioned below:(a) Longevity  They object to the Mahdi being a contemporary of so many successive generations during the past ten centuries and continuing to live until he reappears on the scene. How is it possible for him, they ask, to live such a long life without being affected by the natural laws, according to which everyone has to pass through the stages of old age ...

How was this long life granted to Al-Mehdi?

In other words, is it possible for a man to live for many centuries, as is the case with the Expected Leader, for the change of the world, whose age must be actually one thousand one hundred and forty years, or fourteen times the average age of an ordinary person who would pass through the phases of life from childhood to old age ...

If Imam Mahdi Appears

Being that the day of Imam Mahdi's (may Allah hasten his reappearance) birth anniversary is close, it is important to remember His Eminence and mention some matters about him that will help us improve and grow. Allama Majlisi has related the following narration about Imam Mahdi in Bihar al-Anwar: (Bayt Agency) - Being that the day of Imam Mahdi's (may Allah hasten his reappearance) birth anniversary is close, it is important to remember His ...

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 ...

The Companions of Imam Mahdi

The companions are called ‘Ashab’ in Arabic language which means the group of helpers and comrades and the word has been used in many verses of Qur’an and sayings of Imams with the same meaning. There are different points about the companions and helpers of Imam Mahdi that we will mention with regards to the related sayings: Translated by: Sadroddin ...

Remember Him to Be Remembered by Him

God 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 ...

The title of Imam Mahdi "Al-Qa’im" (The Riser)

ANSWER: The great scholar Shaykh al-Tusi narrates an unreliable tradition that apparently indicates that the "Qa’im" was given this title because he will arise after death. Shaykh al-Tusi has provided a bit of explanation about this tradition, but before we enter this topic, we consider it necessary to mention the basics of Imamate in Shiaism, which verses of the Noble Qur’an, traditions, and rational proofs affirm. These principles ...

The Companions and the Helpers of Imam Mehdi

According to the religious teachings, one of the divine principles in the world is that each phenomenon comes to being based on rules and regulations, and only after everything is ready for it to be born. According to the sayings of Imams and religious thinkers, God does not create anything, except it is done by its right means. (Mazandarani, 1421, Vol. 8, P. 210) Social changes and events too follow the same rule like every other phenomenon. ...

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 ...

The Awaiting of Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s)in the Perspective of Responsibilities

Awaiting' (Intezar) is the result of two conditions. Firstly, he is not satisfied with the present circumstances and secondly, he expects the improvement in his circumstances. If either of these conditions are not fulfilled then it is not awaiting and the person concerned is not an 'awaiter' *(Muntazir). The awaiting of Hazrat Imam Mahdi (A.S.) also holds the same distinct characteristics. Even here awaiting purports that an awaiter is not ...

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