Tag: <span>Long Life</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…)

Ahle Bayt (as) informed about Imam Mahdi (as)

Traditions are available from every infallible about the presence and the existence of Imam Mahdi (as). These context of traditions extend beyond just his birth and include aspects regarding his reappearance, his occultation and even cover the events after his reappearance. Here are some traditions. (more…)

Longevity: Al Imam Al Mahdi by Ayatollah Ibrahim Amini

This article is a complete reproduction of Chapter 9 of the Book “Al-Imam al-Mahdi, The Just Leader of Humanity” by Ayatollah Ibrahim Amini. This book is in the form of discussions between four people, namely, Mr. Hoshyar, Engineer Madani, Dr. Emami and Dr. Fahimi. Chapter 9 discusses the issues of the long life of Imam Mahdi (as) from Islamic and scientific sources and presents a variety of research papers to establish that longevity is a concept accepted by science. (more…)

Does Science Endorse the Concept of a Long Life?

It is our firm belief that Imam Mahdi (as) is the Proof of Allah upon the earth in this era. It is also our belief that Allah, by His Infinite Grace and Mercy, has granted him a long life. This belief is doubted by people who do not believe in it by questioning its validity and saying that such a belief is unscientific.

The purpose of this article is not to establish the long life of Imam Mahdi (as) from science. Rather it is an attempt to broaden the conceptual understanding of longevity in the minds of the esteemed readers. To make them aware of the relevant views prevalent in the scientific arena today. Thus, longevity of Imam Mahdi (as) is logically possible and well within the realm of scientific probability. (more…)

Imam Mahdi (as) and Hazrat Khizr (as)

Imam Sadiq (as) said, Allah, the Exalted, has ordered three qualities in our Qaem (as), which He had ordered to three (previous) apostles. He ordered his birth like the birth of Musa (as); his disappearance like the disappearance of Isa (as); and his longevity like the longevity of Nuh (as). Moreover, He made the lifespan of His virtuous servant Khizr a proof of his lifespan.” (Beharul Anwar, volume 51, Chapter 18, tradition 9) (more…)

Long Life? Relax! Its Just An Exception…

There are times when we are confronted with news of human beings whose abilities transcend the normal. These news surprise and amaze us. For example, how many of us have heard of a person who has the ability to attract metal objects to his body like a magnet? Or of the person who has an amazing memory and can rattle off thousands of numbers from the phone book. Or of the person who can withstand heat so that extent that boiling oil has no effect on his body? (more…)