Who is Imam Mahdi (as)

Imam Mahdi (as) is the last in the chain of Imams as per the belief of the Twelver Shias. He is the twelfth Imam from the lineage of Hazrat Fatema Zahra (sa), the daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam (as). Imam Mahdi (as) was born on the 15th day of the Islamic month of Shabaan in the year 255 AH.
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Imam Mahdi (as) in Traditions

The Shiah and Ahle Sunnah, both reported traditions about Imam Mahdi (as). These traditions encompass a wdie spectrum of topics including his existence, his birth, aspects regarding his long life and occultation and even the condition of society during this period.
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Long Life of Imam Mahdi (as)

Once a person accepts that Imam Mahdi (as) was born on 15 Shabaan 255 AH, his mind starts doing mental calculations to determine his age. And that is when the questions start to crop up in one’s mind – How can Imam Mahdi (as) live for so long? Is is humanly possible for a person to have such a long life?

Ghaybat of Imam Mahdi a.s.

An interesting aspect about the discussion on Imam Mahdi (as) is that once his birth is established, there are a lot of questions concerning his physical presence. Where is he? How can we meet him? Can we actually meet him?

Long Life of Imam Mahdi a.s.

Once a person accepts that Imam Mahdi (as) was born on 15 Shabaan 255 AH, his mind starts doing mental calculations to determine his age. And that is when the questions start to crop up in one’s mind – How can Imam Mahdi (as) live for so long? Is is humanly possible for a person to have such a long life? Are there any examples in history?

The Coming of Imam Mahdi a.s.

The Battle Against Dajjal (The False Messiah)