Mahdi In The Sunnah

Mahdi is from the Ahlul Bayt (as)

The Prophet (sawa) said, Even if the entire duration of the world’s existence has already been exhausted and only one day is left (before the day of judgment), Allah will expand that day to such a length of time, as to accommodate the kingdom of a person from my Ahle Bayt who will be called by my name. He will fill out the earth with peace and justice as it will have been full of injustice and tyranny (by then). (more…)

Mahdi is from Me – Holy Prophet (sawa)

Holy Prophet (sawa) said, “Mahdi is from me. He has a broad forehead and protracted nose. He will fill the earth with equity and justice as it would be filled with injustice and tyranny. He will rule for 7 years.” (Matalebul So-aal Fi Manaqeb Ale Rasool volume 2) (more…)

Mahdi Is From My Progeny – Holy Prophet of Islam (sawa)

There is a rich treasure of several thousands of traditions about the Mahdi which can be found in both Shiite and Sunni books of reference. Of these, there are several traditions which highlight that the Mahdi is from the progeny of the Holy Prophet of Islam (sawa), is from the lineage of Fatemah, the daughter of the Holy Prophet (sawa) and from the Ahlul Bayt (as), the household of the Prophet of Islam (sawa). (more…)

Mahdi in Sihah Sitta – Part III

The belief in Imam Mahdi (as) has been a topic of debate since the very inception of Islam. Some of the Islamic scholars deny the existence of Imam Mahdi (as) in its entirety. They assert that it is an idea fabricated by the Shiahs which has no origin either in Quran or in traditions from the Holy Prophet (sawa) and is an unfounded belief. On this site, we have put up several articles which highlight that the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is death in the Quran through a wide range of topics. In this article we shall try to prove the holy existence of Imam Mahdi (as) from traditions – exclusively from Sihah Sitta. (more…)

Mahdi in Sihah Sitta – Part II

The Sihah Sittah or Sihah Sittah (Six Books) is the collective name given to the six famous books of traditions by Ahle Sunnah. The scholars of Ahle Sunnah confirm that the traditions reported from the Prophet (sawa) in these six books are accurate. It is for this reason that according to the beliefs of the Ahle Sunnah, the Sihah Sittah is the second most important reference source after the Quran. (more…)

Mahdi In Sihah Sitta – Part I

Both the Shiites and those from the Ahle Sunnah are unanimous that Imam Mahdi (as) shall appear. The writers of Sihah Sittah – the most authentic books of the Ahle Sunnah also quote some traditions about the certainty of Mahdi’s uprising. (more…)

Belief in Imam Mahdi (as) In The Ahle Sunnah

It is a known reality – and not a hidden fact – that the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is a unanimously accepted belief among Islamic scholars. But some of the enemies of Ahle Bayt (as), through their evil propaganda have recently tried to show that the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is a un-Islamic belief. They have tried to portray that it is a purely Shiah belief. However nothing could be farther from the truth. (more…)