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Horizentalization of Vertical eschatology as recipe for planetary survival

Horizentalization of Vertical eschatology as recipe for planetary survival
  Twelve years ago, while we were sitting in front of a college in Mindanao State University-Main Campus, Philippines, a Seventh-Day Adventist friend of mine from Bukidnon, Mindanao, told me, “Everything can serve any purpose. You see, if I position this horizontally (referring to a blue ballpen he was holding), it serves as a bridge, but if I put it this way (that is, vertically), it becomes a wall.”Accordingly, ‘horizontal’ God is He ...

Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.), The Last Holy Imam

Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.), The Last Holy Imam
Hazrat Imam al-Mahdi (A.S.) is the twelfth and last of the chain of the Purified Imams and the divine successors (A.S.)he was born at the time of dawn on Friday the 15th of Shaban 255 A.H. in the city of Samarrah. (Kamaaluddin vol. 2, Pg. 428, 433 424, 430) His respected father is Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.), his beloved mother is Janab-e-Nargis Khatoon (r.a), she was in the side of her father from the descendant of Caesar of Rome and descendant ...

The Iranian Islamism, a Model towards Stability in the Muslim World-2

The Iranian Islamism, a Model towards Stability in the Muslim World-2
In Iran, a subtle but profoundly important dialogue over the essence and proper functions of the state has been emerging now for more than a decade. Though this dialogue was never fully extinguished, only after the end of the war with Iraq in 1988 and the death of Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989 could it move out of private homes and into popular publications and, more recently, into some corners of the state. The specific ideological dispositions of ...

The Future Kingdom of God in the Western World

 The Future Kingdom of God in the Western World
III.) The Future Kingdom of God in the Western World In my view, it is partly an accident of history that Christianity became the official state religion of many western nations.  As it did, its views changed in some significant ways from the teachings of and about Jesus found in the Bible.  I can trace only one change in a very general way: its expectation of the future coming of Jesus and of God’s Kingdom. 1.) The Early Christian Hope. ...

The Day of Final Victory

The Day of Final Victory
A fact concealed in the belief in divine monotheism (Tawheed) is that none, except Allah, has the right to rule over others. Even a father does not enjoy any sovereignty over his children. When a father does not possess this right, the question of other individuals ruling over their fellow beings, commanding and prohibiting, appointing them to a position or removing them from it, does not arise. To the extent that man does not have any right ...

Tawheed and Imamate of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

Tawheed and Imamate of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)
A fact concealed in the belief in divine monotheism (Tawheed) is that none, except Allah, has the right to rule over others. Even a father does not enjoy any sovereignty over his children. When a father does not possess this right, the question of other individuals ruling over their fellow beings, commanding and prohibiting, appointing them to a position or removing them from it, does not arise. To the extent that man does not have any right ...

Imam Mahdi in Ghadir Sermon

Imam Mahdi in Ghadir Sermon
The Hajj ceremony of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in 10th A.H. was undoubtedly the greatest ever ceremony in the history of mankind. That was the last Hajj by the Best of the Mankind and the Last Prophet (PBUH) where over a hundred thousand Muslims accompanied him on his way back when Gabriel ascended to him with three messages: "O Prophet! Declare what you were commanded to"‌ "Your Prophetic mission is not incomplete unless you declare the order ...

The second arrival of God – The Realm of one thousand years -2

The second arrival of God – The Realm of one thousand years -2
The Saviour wanted to tell us in advance only some general information concerning few previous signs of His Parutis: some of these signs are anterior, others are concomitant. Anterior are: preaching the Gospel to all people (Matei XXIV, 14); foreboding, thaumaturgies and Christ liars between faithful people (Matei XXIV, 24); increasing offences and decreasing the brother love between faithful people (Matei XXIV, 10,12). Concomitant signs are: ...

The Sun Behind the Clouds

The Sun Behind the Clouds
One of the common narrations relayed to convey the role of Imam Mahdi (AS) during his occultation is the analogy of the ‘Sun behind the Clouds’. In this text, Allamah Majlisi sheds the light on this tradition and provides key points to explain the meaning and significance of the meaning behind this similitude.In what follows, is a sample of traditions, which compare the Twelfth Imam (a) to the sun behind the clouds during the period ...

The call of the Gospel is to participation with Christ in that kingdom.

The call of the Gospel is to participation with Christ in that kingdom.
The call of the Gospel is to participation with Christ in that kingdom. He comes to reward his followers, and to assert his authority throughout the earth, "for the nation and kingdom that will not serve him shall perish; they shall be utterly wasted" (Isaiah 60:12). The establishment of Christ as the undisputed Savior is best established the passage in John where Jesus states: “I am the way and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the ...

Humanitarian rights in the time of appearance of the Mahdi (Pbuh) or world promised Saviour

Humanitarian rights in the time of appearance of the Mahdi (Pbuh) or world promised Saviour
Humanitarian rights in the time of appearance of the Mahdi (Pbuh) or world promised Saviour   “Peace be upon al-Mahdi (Pbuh) through whom Allah has promised to unite nations, put and end to disunion, and fill the earth with justice.”FOREWORD“Generosity is that which is by one´s initiative, because giving on asking is either by way of self-respected or to avoid rebuke.” (1)The promised Messiah or Saviour will rule the world with ...

Use of Natural Resources and Mahdism Doctrine (Some micro foundations)

Use of Natural Resources and Mahdism Doctrine (Some micro foundations)

The Mahdi (a.s.) is near

The Mahdi (a.s.) is near

12th Imam- Mahdi (PBUH)

12th Imam- Mahdi (PBUH)
 Home Ahl Al-Bayt’s Biographies    12th Imam- Mahdi (PBUH)Ahl Al-Bayt’s BiographiesMahdism12th Imam- Mahdi (PBUH)April 15, 201512th Imam- Mahdi (PBUH)    Imam Mahdi (PBUH)Imam Mahdi (PBUH) (Arabic: امام مهدي‎) is the 12th and the last Imam of Shia from the descendant of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and he is prophesied in all Abrahamic books (Turah, Bible, Quran). It is prophesied he will ...

A SIGNED PROCLAMATION FROM IMAM-E-ASR (A.T.F.S.)

A SIGNED PROCLAMATION FROM IMAM-E-ASR (A.T.F.S.)
A SIGNED PROCLAMATION FROM IMAM-E-ASR (A.T.F.S.) Though at present we are living away from the dominions of the oppressors and till the unjust rule the world, the Almighty has considered it better for us and our Shias that I stay away from them. But despite this separation, I am cognizant of all your affairs. Nothing pertaining to you is hidden from us. Whenever you experience insults, I come to know of it. This is from the time some of you ...

The Guided One – Who is Imam Mahdi?

The Guided One – Who is Imam Mahdi?
According to  the Shiite version of Islam the 12th descendant of Mohammed, known as the 12th Imam or the Mahdi, (Also known as the “Hidden Imam”) went into hiding in 941, some 1300 years ago. At an earlier time of rising tensions, the 10th imam was forced from his home in Medina by the powerful Sunni caliph in Baghdad and was sent to live in Samarra, where he could be kept under closer supervision. Both he and his son were ...

Is it true that the Shi'ah have a more deep and profound image of Al-Mahdi (as) as compared to the Sunnis?

Is it true that the Shi'ah have a more deep and profound image of Al-Mahdi (as) as compared to the Sunnis?
Although both Shi'ah and Sunni Muslims accept the idea of Al-Mahdi (as), they present two different images of him.The Twelver Shi'ah believe that Al-Mahdi (as) was born 255 AH (896 AD) in Samarah, Iraq, and is the Twelfth Imam according to the Shi'ah belief in Imamah (religious-political leadership). His Divine birth illuminated the world of faith and truth; and the hearts of the victims of oppression and those of the followers of the Household ...

Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

Birthday of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.And we desired to bestow a favor upon those who were deemed weak in the land, and to make them the Imams (Leaders of mankind), and to make them the heirs. (Quran, 28:5)At dawn, on the 15th Sha'ban 255 A.H., the rays of the illuminating world shone with a powerful shaft of light into a human form, which became the source of existence for the universe.Yes, finally, the Divine promise was fulfilled ...

Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Imam Ali (A.S)’s Words

Imam Mahdi (A.S) in Imam Ali (A.S)’s Words
. Imam Mahdi’s (A.S) OccultationImam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (A.S) has brought up the subject of Imam Mahdi (A.S)’s occultation in different occasions within the limits of his audience intellectual and understanding abilities and according to the natural trend of events in the future.On an occasion he points to the necessity of the existence of a divine Hujjah on the earth, even more, in the entire universe. Then he notes that this Hujjah ...

Tawheed and Imamate of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

Tawheed and Imamate of Imam Mahdi (A.S.)
A fact concealed in the belief in divine monotheism (Tawheed) is that none, except Allah, has the right to rule over others. Even a father does not enjoy any sovereignty over his children. When a father does not possess this right, the question of other individuals ruling over their fellow beings, commanding and prohibiting, appointing them to a position or removing them from it, does not arise. To the extent that man does not have any right ...