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Why is Imam Mahdi (A.J) also known as BaqiyatAllah?

Why is Imam Mahdi (A.J) also known as BaqiyatAllah?
In numerous traditions, it is stated that the term BaqiyatAllah in verse 86 of Surah Hud is a reference to the person of Imam Mahdi (A.S) or some of the other Imams (A.S). For example, the book IkmÁl al-Din narrates the following from Imam Baqir (A.S): The first words which the Mahdi (A.S) will speak after his rise will be this verse: “‘What remains of Allah’s provision is better for you, should you be ...

Possibility of Meeting with Imam Mahdi in Major Occultation

Possibility of Meeting with Imam Mahdi in Major Occultation
    The figure more legendary then that of the Mahdi, the Awaited Saviour, has not been seen in the history of mankind. The thread of the world events have woven many a fine design in the human life but the pattern of the Mahdi stands high above even other pattern. He has been the vision of the visionaries in history. He has been the dream of all the dreamers of the world for the ultimate salvation of mankind he is the pole star ...

Supplication and avoidance of sins: keys to heartfelt relations with the Imam of Time

Supplication and avoidance of sins: keys to heartfelt relations with the Imam of Time
Imploring help from the Infallibles is another way to get closer to the Imam of Time. It is much better to invoke the Infallibles to intercede God to grant us visiting of the Imam of Time. We should not forget that all power belongs to God and the Infallibles are merely some windows through which we can beseech God to grant us all kinds of assistance. Assistance comes only from God. Others are merely spiritual guides through which we can beseech ...

Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Justice

Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Justice
rrespective of their sects, Muslims throughout the world believe that, "When Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) will establish his government, peace, brotherhood, equality, justice and equity will spread to every nook and corner of the world. He will rescue the oppressed ones from the hands of the tyrants. And everybody will enjoy the bounties of the nature equally. He will establish such a government which will be free from all tyranny and evil. It will be ...

Imamate and Nahjul Balagha

Imamate and Nahjul Balagha
Adopted from the book: "Mahdaviyat in Hadith"There is a famous tradition from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) recorded by both - the Shias and the Ahle Sunnah traditionalists-'One who dies without recognizing the Imam of his time, dies the death of ignorance.'This means that even if a person accepts and conforms to all the Islamic beliefs and puts in practice all the edicts, but dies without recognizing the Imam of his time, his death will be on ...

The Existence of the Mahdi is certain

The Existence of the Mahdi is certain
There are numerous Prophetic traditions about the Mahdi reported by both the Sunni and the Shi’ i sources. Close examination of the contents of these traditions proves that the subject of the future coming of the Mahdi and the Qa’im was a well established tenet during the Prophet’s life time. People anticipated someone who would take upon himself to establish truth and spread the worship of God. Moreover they expected that ...

The Twelfth Imam, the Savior of Humanity

The Twelfth Imam, the Savior of Humanity
There Existed a good deal of harmony and uniformity between the aspects pertaining to the births of Prophet Muhammad, the last Apostle of Allah and Imam al-Mahdi, the last Apostolic Imam. Just as the coming of the Holy Prophet was prophesied well in advance by the preceding prophets, similarly the impending news of the gracious birth of Imam al-Mahdi was foretold by the Holy Prophet.Innumerable traditions in this context, quoted right from the ...

The Mahdi from among the Descendants of the Prophet

The Mahdi from among the Descendants of the Prophet
Such hadith-reports are abundant. The main idea that runs through all of them suggests that the topic about the future coming of the Mahdi and Qa’im during the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) was well known. In fact the way these reports speak about the subject indicates that it was not something new which was being presented to the people. On the contrary they relate the signs and characteristics of the person who ...

The Yemeni Uprising

The Yemeni Uprising
According to the sayings of Imams, the Yemeni flag is the flag to be used in the battle against the enemies of Imam Mahdi.Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), commenting on people of Yemen, said: “They are kind hearted people and good believers, and the “helper”‌ will come from among them. He will start a fight with seventy thousand soldiers and he will assist my heir.”‌The Importance of the Yemeni BattleA battle in Yemen ...

The Days of Allah

The Days of Allah
"We verily sent Moses with Our revelations, saying: Bring thy people forth from darkness unto light. And remind them of the days of Allah. Lo! Therein are revelations for each steadfast, thankful (heart)." Qur’an (14:5)Minor Resurrection - The promised day of the Mahdi's reappearance"Wait they for naught else than that Allah should come unto them in the shadows of the clouds with the angels? Then the case would be already judged. All cases ...

The Obligations during the Era of Occultation of Imam Mahdi al-Qaim (ATFS)

The Obligations during the Era of Occultation of Imam Mahdi al-Qaim (ATFS)
By: Sheikh Mansour LeghaeiAl-Hurr Al-Amili narrates seventeen narrations in the thirteenth chapter of the section on Jihad in Wasailul Shi’a (the chapter dedicated to rising up militarily before the reappearance of the Awaited Imam).These narrations may seem to indicate the obligation of remaining silent in the face of atrocities and the oppression of the enemies during the era of occultation and the impermissibility of rising up to ...

Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Justice

Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Justice
Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and JusticeIrrespective of their sects, Muslims throughout the world believe that, "When Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) will establish his government, peace, brotherhood, equality, justice and equity will spread to every nook and corner of the world. He will rescue the oppressed ones from the hands of the tyrants. And everybody will enjoy the bounties of the nature equally. He will establish such a government which will be free from all ...

The Obligations during the Era of Occultation of Imam Mahdi al-Qaim (ATFS)

The Obligations during the Era of Occultation of Imam Mahdi al-Qaim (ATFS)
Al-Hurr Al-Amili narrates seventeen narrations in the thirteenth chapter of the section on Jihad in Wasailul Shi’a (the chapter dedicated to rising up militarily before the reappearance of the Awaited Imam).These narrations may seem to indicate the obligation of remaining silent in the face of atrocities and the oppression of the enemies during the era of occultation and the impermissibility of rising up to establish a just ...

The Yemeni Uprising

The Yemeni Uprising
According to the sayings of Imams, the Yemeni flag is the flag to be used in the battle against the enemies of Imam Mahdi.Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), commenting on people of Yemen, said: “They are kind hearted people and good believers, and the “helper”‌ will come from among them. He will start a fight with seventy thousand soldiers and he will assist my heir.”‌The Importance of the Yemeni BattleA battle in Yemen ...

If one argues that the reasons for this belief are not political and ideological in nature, then why it is that once we have seen the establishment of the wilayat-e-faqih in Iran, this faith in Al-Mahdi (as) has become continuously weaker?

If one argues that the reasons for this belief are not political and ideological in nature, then why it is that once we have seen the establishment of the wilayat-e-faqih in Iran, this faith in Al-Mahdi (as) has become continuously weaker?
If one argues that the reasons for this belief are not political and ideological in nature, then why it is that once we have seen the establishment of the wilayat-e-faqih in Iran, this faith in Al-Mahdi (as) has become continuously weaker? 201The best answer to this and the last questions is to let the facts speak for themselves.The first group of facts:Here we examine how neutral political observers have analyzed the relationship between the ...

People Awaited the Appearance of the Mahdi

People Awaited the Appearance of the Mahdi
From all the references to the Mahdi and his appearance in the sources it is obvious that people were awaiting the coming of the Mahdi from the early days of Islam and were actually counting the days for that to happen. They regarded the establishment of the legitimate government through his emergence a certainty.This anticipation used to get intense during times of political turmoil and unfavorable social conditions. People expected that the ...

Terminology of the Mahdiism Doctrine

Terminology of the Mahdiism Doctrine
Some religious or philosophical concepts are pivotal, and are interpreted in a particular way as Doctrine. For instance, 'Dukkha' ("Suffering" or "sorrow") in Buddhism is so important that is called 'the Doctrine of Dukkha or the Doctrine of Buddha'; or 'Maya' ("imaginary world") is a fundamental concept in Hindu phi¬losophy, which construes as 'the Doctrine of Maya'.6 Mahdiism is one of the tenets, which is of high significance in Islam. It ...

Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zaman

Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zaman
    Counter :    3437    Date :    8/13/2008Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zamanimam zamanIntroduction:Ziyaraat Nahiye Moghdaseh - Imam Zaman. Download the audio file and the Arabic text is as follows. Audio File:Play Ziyaraat Nahiye MoghdasehPlease download the Audio. Arabic Text: أَلسَّلامُ عَلى ادَمَ صِفْوَةِ اللهِ مِنْ ...

The Unseen World and the Imam of the Age

The Unseen World and the Imam of the Age
The following session was convened at Dr. Jalali's residence. He was the first person to open the discussion.Dr. Jalali: A small number of Muslims believe that the Imam of the Age is the son of Imam Hasan 'Askari who was born in the year 256 AH/843 CE. However, they say that he has ascended from this world to the unseen world known as Hurqalya.1 When humankind reaches maturity and abandons the strife-ridden life of this world, preparing itself ...

Special specifications of Imam Mahdi (AS)

Special specifications of Imam Mahdi (AS)
In the previous part, I provided extensive traditions from the six authentic Sunni collections concerning the fact that Imam Mahdi (AS) who is different than Jesus (the messiah) WILL come and he is the descendant of Prophet and his daughter Fatimah. The traditions further illuminated the fact that Jesus (who was a great Prophet) will pray behind al-Mahdi (who is an Imam). Also I gave the fatwa of Sunni scholars who stated that the belief in the ...