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Ghaybat In The Words of Ahle Bayt (as) – Part I

The concept of Ghaybat has been discussed extensively in traditions. Right from its concept to preparation and duties of Shiahs in this period. Readers will also note that the beauty of these narrations lies in the uniformity of thought and words of the Ahle Bayt (as). These traditions are reported right from Holy Prophet (sawa) which is from about 1 AH to Imam Hasan Askari (as) which is up to 260 AH. Yet there is no contradiction in these traditions which leads us to believe in the veracity of these traditions without a shadow of doubt. (more…)

An Introduction to Imam Mahdi (as)

A Short Biography of Imam Mahdi (as)

Hazrat Imam Mahdi (as) is the twelfth and last of the chain of the Purified Imams (as) and the divine successors. He was born at the time of dawn, on Friday the 15th of Shabaan 255 AH in the city of Samarrah. (Kamaluddin volume 2, pages 424, 428, 433)

His respected father is Imam Hasan al-Askari (as). His beloved mother is Janab al-Narjis Khatoon (sa). She was the descendant of the Caesar of Rome from her father’s side and from her mother’s side, she had descended from Hazrat Shamoon, the vicegerent of Hazrat Isa (as). (Kamaluddin volume 2 pages 420, 424)

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The Earth Will Never Be Devoid of A Divine Proof

Traditions from Imams (as) are crystal clear that at any point in time, there will always be a Hujjat (proof) of Allah upon this earth for His creatures. These traditions indicate that even today there is one person, who from the side of Allah, is a proof upon His creatures and that he resides on this earth itself. That person is Imam Mahdi (as). (more…)

Imam Mahdi (as) And Hadithe Qudsi

The following tradition was narrated at the occasion of the birth of Imam Husain (as). It is Hadith Qudsi – which means that it is the word of Allah, but not a part of Quran. The tradition highlights that the discussion about Imam Mahdi (as) was done by Allah (swt) and He has emphasised the same for Holy Prophet (sawa) and the Prophet (sawa) to his followers. This tradition is also famous as ‘Hadithe Lauh’ (more…)

Who Is Imam Mahdi (as)?

Imam Mahdi (as) is the Twelfth Imam as per the belief of the Shiah Ithna Ashari (this is the sects of Islam that believes in the mastership of twelve Imams after the Holy Prophet of Islam (sawa)). He was born on 15th Shabaan 255 AH in Samarrah, Iraq to Imam Hasan Askari (as), the 11th Shiite Imam and Hazrat Narjis Khatoon (as). He is alive till today and in a state of occultation. Allah will cause him to re-appear whenever Allah wishes. After his re-appearance, he will fill the earth with justice and equality. Universal peace will prevail and the word of Allah will be completed.

The Belief of Imam Mahdi (as) in a Universal Belief

The belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is an Islamic belief and not one restricted to the Shiite community. (Read More). Rather it is universal belief which is espoused by Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity and Judaism.

A series of articles on this web site on the subject of Imam Mahdi (as) will establish the conditions, circumstances and the environment for the belief in Imam Mahdi (as). (more…)