Tag: <span>Mahdi in Traditions</span>

Doctrine of Belief in Imam Mahdi (as) – Book of Isbatur Rajat

Even before the birth of Hazrat Mahdi (as), eminent scholars and companions of the Imams (as) compiled several books of traditions about glad tidings concerning reappearance of Imam Mahdi (as).

It is lamentable that most of these books were lost due to the contingencies of time and were unable to reach us thereby becoming extinct. The books that have reached us, due to grace of Allah upon us, include a book authored by a noble and eminent companion of Imam (as), Fazl bin Shazan-e-Nishapuri titled Isbatur Rajat’. (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…)

Mahdi In Sihah Sitta – Part I

Both the Shiites and those from the Ahle Sunnah are unanimous that Imam Mahdi (as) shall appear. The writers of Sihah Sittah – the most authentic books of the Ahle Sunnah also quote some traditions about the certainty of Mahdi’s uprising. (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…)