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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 ...

Mention of Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Sermon of Ghadeer

Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) in the sermon on the day of Ghadeer made mention of Imam Mahdi (A.S).ألا إن خاتم الائمة منا القائم المهدي، ألا إنه الظاهر على الدين، ألا إنه المنتقم من الظالمين، ألا إنه فاتح الحصون وهادمها، ألا إنه قاتل كل قبيلة من أهل الشرك، ألا إنه المدرك بكل ثار لاولياء ...

9th Rabi al Awwal Anniversary of Imam Mahdi's Imamate

The 9th of Rabi'al Awwal marks a turning point in the history of the Ahlul Bait (A.S) and their followers. This day is a day of joy and happiness for the lovers of the Ahlul Bait (A.S). The hadith which speaks about this day refers to it as the ‘Greatest Eid in the sight of the Ahlul Bait (A.S) and those who love and follow them.Indeed, it is after going through close to 70 days of grief and sorrow in which we commemorated the martyrdom of ...

Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Imam Ali (A.S)’s Words

. Imam Mahdi’s (A.S) OccultationImam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (A.S) has brought up the subject of Imam Mahdi (A.S)’s occultation in different occasions within the limits of his audience intellectual and understanding abilities and according to the natural trend of events in the future.On an occasion he points to the necessity of the existence of a divine Hujjah on the earth, even more, in the entire universe. Then he notes that this Hujjah ...

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 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 ...

Human-being is Awaiting for the Promised Hope

And how can you disbelieve, while it is you to whom the communications of Allah are recited, and among you is His apostle? And whoever holds fast to Allah he indeed is guided to the right way. 102. O you who believe! Observe your duty to Allah with right observance, and die not save as those who have surrendered (to Him). [The Family of 'Imran]The example of the sealing Islamic Mission is the example of the fruits Allah has bestowed on man. ...

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 Al-Muntadhar (a)

The promised Mahdi, who is usually mentioned by his title of Imam-i 'Asr (the Imam of the "Period") and Sahib al-Zaman (the Lord of the Age), is the son of the eleventh Imam. His name is the same as that of the Holy Prophet. He was born in Samarrah in 256/868 and until 260/872 when his father was martyred, lived under his father’s care and tutelage. He was hidden from public view and only a few of the elite among the Shi'ah were able to ...

Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Justice

rrespective of their sects, Muslims throughout the world believe that, "When Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) will establish his government, peace, brotherhood, equality, justice and equity will spread to every nook and corner of the world. He will rescue the oppressed ones from the hands of the tyrants. And everybody will enjoy the bounties of the nature equally. He will establish such a government which will be free from all tyranny and evil. It will be ...

Books on the Question of the Ghayba

By: Jassim M. HussainIt is indeed an old idea in Imamite history that one Imam from the progeny of the Prophet would go into hiding to prepare for the day when he would rise again under the title al-Qa’im al-Mahdi and fill the world with justice. The concealment (al-Ghayba) was considered a sign of the true al-Qa’im al-Mahdiand both before and after the occultation of the Twelfth Imam in 260/874. Many Shi’ite writers collected ...

A Refuge of Mankind (Imam Mahdi)

Because of you we are relieved of our sorrows and our difficulties are solved."(Ziaarat-e-Jamia)“If we had not protected you, you would have been surrounded by calamities and your enemies would have destroyed you.” (Tawqee of Imam Mahdi in Ihtejaj by Allama Tabarsi)Man is composed of negative as well as positive qualities. Sometimes he becomes so brave as to conquer the greatest wars easily. He conquers the forests and the deserts, ...

A Letter of Imam Mehdi (A.S) to Ahmad bin Ishaq

Ahmad bin Ishaq Ashari Qummi was the leader of the group of Qom pilgrims who went for the Ziyarat of the Purified Imams (a.s). He is one of the important narrators of traditions. Once a Shia man met him and gave him a letter of Ja’far, the son of Imam Hadi (a.s). In this letter, Ja’far had introduced himself and informed that after the passing away of his brother, Imam Hasan Askari (a.s), he was the leader and chief of the Islamic ...

9th of Rabi'al Awwal; Beginning of Leadership of Imam Mehdi (ajtfs)

Celebrating Eid e Zehra (sa) & Beginning of Leadership of Imam Mehdi (ajtfs)   The 9th of Rabi'al Awwal (lunar month) marks a turning point in the history of the AhlulBayt (peace be upon them) and their followers.  This day, which is affectionately known as Eid-e-Zehra – in reference to the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (may the prayers of Allah be upon him and his family) – is a day of joy and happiness for the ...

The title of Imam Mahdi "Al-Qa’im" (The Riser): Part 3

Now, contemplate; how can this tradition””whose narrator is the champion of fabrication””be relied upon in opposition to those firm fundamentals and hundreds of reliable traditions?As for the reason for employing the title "Al-Qa’im" for the Imam of the Age (may Allah hasten his return): "Al-Qa’im" means "the one who rises." The Imam shall rise against political conditions and religious and social deviations ...

The title of Imam Mahdi "Al-Qa’im" (The Riser): Part 2

The fact that Imamate is a Divine covenant and Allah specifies it has been argued by rational and Qur’anic proofs and the consecutively-narrated sunnat. ‘Allamah Hilli has established one thousand proofs of this issue in Alfain, and in fact this issue has its roots in the unity of Allah, and like the principle of Divine Unity, it comprises unity of rulership and authority over creation:لَهُ الْحُكْمُ وَلَهُ ...

Respect for the Mosque

It should be remembered that Allah has termed the Mosques as his homes. Therefore, they are places where people can seek nearness to Allah. Otherwise, Allah is not restricted to any home or place. In comparison with other places, the mosque has more Favor and Blessings of Allah. Therefore it is better to offer the mandatory prayers in a mosque, preferably with a congregation. Similarly giving the Zakat (Religious Tax) in public is preferable. ...

The characteristics of the companions of Mahdi (PBUH)

At the end of this section, we will name some of the characteristics of Imam Mahdi’s (PBUH) companions extracted from the Ahadith:In comparison with the 16th and 17th century, people tend to reach unity in today’s world due to human and Islamic knowledge and communications. They have the readiness to say the same, recognize the same and react in the same manner. Perhaps these communications have led us to Globalization (established ...

Importance of Imamate and the Status of Imam (a.s.)

Imamat is a matter of great merit. In fact no other issue in Islam is more significant than the subject of Imamat. Its importance lies in the fact that it’s the only reliable means to reach to the true recognition of Allah. It is only through Imamat that one can obtain the true recognition of Allah and comprehend the manner of worshipping Him. If anyone adopts some means of worshipping Allah other than the one suggested by the Imams (a.s), ...

Imam of the Time in the Words of Imam Ali (PBUH)

As the successor of the Prophet (PBUH), Imam Ali informs people of an absent Imam from among his descendents who will make world full of justice and remove injustice.How beautiful it is to combine the event of Ghadir with the words of Imam Ali on his grandson Mahdi.1. ForgivingHe is so forgiving2. ShelterHe is a strong shelter3. Ideal of the good-doersWhoever comprehends him will find him a glorious light which is an ideal for good-doer 4. ...