Tag: <span>Birth of Imam Mahdi</span>

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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Witnesses To The Birth of Imam Mahdi (as)

Various objections have been raised regarding the birth of Imam Mahdi (as). Keeping in mind the necessity for brevity, this this article we shall discuss two objections.

Objection 1

First of all is the objection that if the birth of Imam Mahdi (as) has already occurred, then a tradition in support of this should be shown to them in Sahih Bukhari or Sahih Muslim (the two most  popular books of traditions for Ahle Sunnah). (more…)

Two Objections For Birth of Imam Mahdi (as)

Various objections have been raised regarding the birth of Imam Mahdi (as). Keeping in mind the necessity for brevity, this this article we shall discuss two objections.

Objection 1: Why the Date of Birth of Imam Mahdi (as) is not
mentioned in Sahih Bukhari or Sahih Muslim?

Sceptics are willing to believe only after seeing such a tradition. Actually this objection is based neither on Shariah nor on reasoning and understanding. Rather, by refusing to believe in the birth of Imam Mahdi (as) they have doubted the power of the Almighty Allah. (more…)

100 Ahle Sunnah Scholars Who Testified to Birth of Imam Mahdi (as)

The are the names of more than 100 scholars of Ahle Sunnah who testified to the birth of Imam Mahdi (as).  These names coupled with the article “Why Ahle Sunnah Deny Birth of Imam Mahdi (as)” and “Birth of Imam Mahdi as per Ahle Sunnah” should put the doubts about his birth at rest. It should also close the discussion about the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) being a belief limited to Shiites. (more…)

Birth of Imam Mahdi (as) as per the Ahle Sunnah

Some Muslim groups allege that the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is an invention of the Shiahs and that there is no mention of him or his birth in the Sunnah or Islamic history. This is a false allegation. Through this article, we will conclusively prove that the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is very much an inseparable part of Islamic belief and not just of Shiite ideology. The most renowned scholars, historians and reporters of traditions have documented Imam Mahdi’s (as) birth, in addition to other aspects of his life, occultation and reappearance. (more…)

Ten Reports for the Birth of Imam Mahdi (as) from Beharul Anwar

Allamah Majlisi (ar) has brought in chapter 1 of volume 51 of Beharul Anwar, the reports of the birth of Imam Mahdi (as) through various narrators. The reports of some of them are given below. These reports are an evidence for the birth of Imam Mahdi (as) in the house of Imam Hasan Askari (as). These reporters include companions of Imam Askari (as) as well as some of the slaves who were witnesses to his birth. (more…)