Tag: <span>Imam Mahdi</span>

40+ Distinctive Characteristics of Imam Mahdi (as)

Allah the Most High has blessed the Imam of the time, Imam Mahdi (as), with innumerable noble traits and distinctive characteristics. This shows the special position held by the Imam (as) near Allah, the Almighty. It is not even possible to list all of these attributes. Some of these are mentioned below. (more…)

Deep Connection of Imam Husayn (as) and Imam Mahdi (as)

There’s a strong connection between the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (as) and the reappearance of Imam Mahdi (as). The cries of help raised by Imam Husayn (as) on the day of Ashura did not die in Karbala itself. Rather it reverberated with greater intensity with the passage of time. Those who were not present in this physical world but were yet to come too had said labbaik on hearing his (as) plea. (more…)

False or Pseudo Claimants to the Position of The Mahdi

The belief in the coming of the Mahdi is so entrenched that over the years, people claiming to be the Mahdi have appeared across the Muslim world – in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East – and throughout history since the birth of Islam (610 AD). For the sake of this article, we will call them pseudo-Mahdis or false claimants of Mahdi. (more…)

Holy Quran, Chapter 9 Verse 36 – II

وَقَاتِلُواْ الْمُشْرِكِينَ كَآفَّةً كَمَا يُقَاتِلُونَكُمْ كَآفَّةً وَاعْلَمُواْ أَنَّ اللّهَ مَعَ الْمُتَّقِينَ

“And fight all the polytheists as they fight you all” (more…)

An Introduction to Yanabiul Mawaddah

Some people harbor the misconception that the belief in Imam Mahdi (as) is restricted to Shiahs, who fabricated such beliefs after facing several setbacks in history. However, on studying the books of the Ahle Sunnah, we find that their extremely reliable books are replete with the mention of Imam Mahdi (as). These books not only talk about Imam Mahdi’s (as) reappearance in the last era but also outline his characteristics in great detail. Also several reliable scholars have written series of books on this topic and this continues till date. (more…)

An Introduction to Beharul Anwar

Our infallible Imams (as) are the fountainhead of all material, religious and Divine knowledge. Their words and deeds are a source of salvation or us. Following and submitting to them is incumbent upon us and acquiring this religious knowledge has been greatly emphasized. If for a moment, we disregard the teachings of the Imams (as) in favour of worldly gains, then forget salvation of the hereafter, we would be among the losers and misguided ones of this world itself. (more…)