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Preparation for the coming of the 12th Imam (as) in light of the conditions that will prevail before his appearance

Preparation for the coming of the 12th Imam (as) in light of the conditions that will prevail before his appearance
Our scholars have identified and written in their books certain things Muslims ought to do during the occultation: to pray for the twelfth Imam; to do charitable works for him; to perform hajj and to appoint someone to do that on his behalf; to seek his help and assistance in times of difficulty, and so on. There is no doubt that all these suggestions are praiseworthy, however the most important obligation mentioned in the sources and that which ...

Submission

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 (A.S) and Hazrat Abraham (A.S) [Occultation (Ghaibat) of past prophets]

Imam Mahdi (A.S) and Hazrat Abraham (A.S) [Occultation (Ghaibat) of past prophets]
Nimrod was a wicked king who claimed to be god. He was very powerful and ruled over the entire world. Everyone was afraid of him and did not dare oppose him. Nimrod led a very comfortable life without anyone to challenge him. This was until he was informed by a learned person in his kingdom about the birth of a child who would challenge him and finally overcome him. This made Nimrod very nervous and he made immediate plans to prevent the birth ...

Hadith of Imam Mahdi(a.s)

Hadith of Imam Mahdi(a.s)
Hadith of Imam Mahdi(a.s) 1 - ( Narrations from the twelveth Imam ( peace be upon him ) )Benefitting from me in my absence is as benefitting from the sun in itsdisappearance behind the clouds and certainly I am security - grantor for thepeople of earth as stars are security - grantors for the people of sky .(Bahar_ol_Anvar , Vol.53 , P.181) 2 - Possession of another's wealth without owner's permission is notpermissible .(Noor Athaqalain ...

Mental Health in the IIIumination of Nahjul-balagha

Mental Health in the IIIumination of Nahjul-balagha
ntroduction Thanks God who bestowed us the intellect and named us human who is the outcome of life; therefore, their mental and physical health is our collective great responsibility. The exalted God states the human creation, and then granting generosity to them in Koran. God created them as divine creatures and descended the Fetra" verse, accordingly. Hereby we are to become familiar with concepts of normality and health.   Normality and ...

This is where the teachings of Jesus, specifically his love command, along with the prophets and apostles who embody the same command become indispensible.

This is where the teachings of Jesus, specifically his love command, along with the prophets and apostles who embody the same command become indispensible.
This is where the teachings of Jesus, specifically his love command, along with the prophets and apostles who embody the same command become indispensible. Although the anti-philosophers Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, together with exegetes such as Albert Schweitzer of the early 20th century recognized the subjugation of human life to the falsehoods of a moral system that reduced the human being to a mere agent of action, it is always required that ...

Rajat (Return)

Rajat (Return)
Believing in rajat (return) is one of the basic beliefs of the Shia religion. According to the sayings of Masoom (as), one who does not believe in the rajat (return) has nothing to do with the Shia religion. The description of rajat is after the completion of the imamate of Imam Zamana (ajf), the period between the time of the prophet hood of RasoolAllah (saw) and the appearance of Imam Zamana (ajf) will be finished. After this the time of the ...

The Mahdi (a.s.) is near

The Mahdi (a.s.) is near
Throughout the history of mankind, there have been moments that we may define as moments of “hope and expectation”. Currently, we are living one of those moments. International tension increases, but so does the hope and expectation in the appearance of an Avatar or a Messiah *. The sanskrit word “Avatar” literally means “descended from afar”. Ava expresses the idea, “far, distant”. The root AV transmits the idea of ...

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

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 Creation Allah created man as his best creation. He made man the most balanced and granted ...

Universality of the Mahdi’s Mission

Universality of the Mahdi’s Mission
At this era, mankind lives in what is called the global village. Technological breakthroughs have brought the different nations closer to each other. New ventures enabled man to send space shuttles to search for signs of life on other planets. As a revolt against an authoritative Church in the Middle Ages, modern scientists opted to think only in the realm of Physics. As a result, materialism prevailed, while spirituality receded, in man’s ...

Tawheed and Imamate of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

Tawheed and Imamate of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)
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 ...

The Twelfth Imam Imam Mehdi (A.S)

The Twelfth Imam Imam Mehdi (A.S)
IntroductionFirst Heavenly concealment: 8th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 260 A.H.Final Heavenly concealment: 10th of Shawwal, 328 A.H.There existed a good deal of harmony and uniformity between the aspects pertaining to the births of Prophet Muhammad, the last Apostle of Allah and Imam Mehdi, the last Apostolical Imam. Just as the coming of the Holy Prophet was prophesised well in advance by the preceeding Prophets similarly the impending news of the ...

HOW SHALL WE PREPARE FOR THE APPEARANCE OF THE FUTURE SAVIOR OF HUMANKIND?

 HOW SHALL WE PREPARE FOR THE APPEARANCE OF THE FUTURE SAVIOR OF HUMANKIND?
HOW SHALL WE PREPARE FOR THE APPEARANCE OF THE FUTURE SAVIOR OF HUMANKIND?   “Even if there remains only a day in the life of this earth, God will prolong it for His emissary to appear so that the earth shall be filled with justice and equity as it is filled with injustice and tyranny.” This is the prophecy that the Prophet Muhammad left for his followers so that they would prepare themselves for the launching of that transformation of ...

The Promised Imam Mahdi (a.s)

The Promised Imam Mahdi (a.s)
The Promised Imam Mahdi (a.s)"What Remains with Allah is better for you if you are believers (11:86)"The Birth of the Imam (A.S): Al Hujjat ibn Al -Hassan Al - Mahdi (as) the 12th divine leader of Islam was born on dawn, Friday the 15th of Shaaban 255 AH correspondent to 868 AD in the house of the 11th Imam (as) in the city of Samerrah (Iraq).His honorable father is Imam Hassan Al-Askari (as), and his modest mother was the daughter of Caesar's ...

If Imam Mahdi Appears

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 ...

The Yemeni Uprising

The Yemeni Uprising
According to the sayings of Imams, the Yemeni flag is the flag to be used in the battle against the enemies of Imam Mahdi. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), commenting on people of Yemen, said: "They are kind hearted people and good believers, and the "helper"‌ will come from among them. He will start a fight with seventy thousand soldiers and he will assist my heir."‌ The Importance of the Yemeni Battle A battle in Yemen at the end times, right ...

Mahdism and Globalization

Mahdism and Globalization
Mahdism and Globalization   Mahdism: Semitic Thought, Arabic CultureIn the political studies, the concept of Mahdism, is the deepest spirit of Aryan or Semitic cultural heritage. This Arabic term, has an equivalent with the Messianism in the theological orientation of the West-Christianity. It also represents the political orientation of secular Western people to await the golden era of capitalist globalization through a figure of messianic ...

A Supplication from Imam Mahdi (A.T.F.)

A Supplication from Imam Mahdi (A.T.F.)
Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran O God! sustain us with Thy goodwill for obedience as a duty And for abstinence from sin and criminality, And for intentions with sincerity, And for cognizance of Thy Holiness and Sanctity. And dignify us with guidance, steadfastness and stability And adorn our tongues with wisdom and veracity And fill our hearts with knowledge and sublimity. And free our stomach from the ...

Conditions of those awaiting his appearance and

Conditions of those awaiting his appearance and
Conditions of those awaiting his appearance and Those awaiting the appearance of the 12th Imam (AS) will be Shia who will have acknowledged and believed in his existence and Wilayah (unconditional authority). The condition of such people will be in resonance with the Ahadith from the Aimmah (AS), which speak to the characteristics of those waiting for the Qa’im (AS). Some of the Ahadith will be studied in this section to identify the ...

The Holders of Authority and Legitimacy in Mahdism Doctrine

The Holders of Authority and Legitimacy in Mahdism Doctrine
  In the lights of Mahdism teachings Shia’ Muslims have to fight to the improvement of the world, to bring it closer to that model of perfect society that should bring peace to the world, to prepare the world for the coming of the Mahdi. The awaiting of the Mahdi’s return is an inspiration to the Shia and concretizes as a doctrine of hope making policy more optimistic, determining the Shia to believe in a better future of humanity, as well ...