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Al-Mahdi’s Globally Unified Government

Imam al-Mahdi’s Globally Unified Government is indeed, a response to the anxiety of man in the future. Twelver Shiites, the followers of the school of the Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) are optimistic about the future, for their belief in the “`Intazar al-Faraj” (the expectation of future deliverance) gives meaning and vivacity to their lives. Islamic doctrines […]

The Major Occultation of Imam Mahdi

After the year 329 A H., when the major occultation commenced the special deputation of Imam-e Zaman terminated. If anybody claims during the major occultation to be a mediator and a deputy, then, according to the declaration of Imam-e Zaman himself, that claimer is a liar. In the Holy Imams’ traditions, the purpose of the […]

The minor occultation

When Imam Hasan al-‘Askari (a.s.) died, the office of Divine Leadership (Imamate) was transferred to the Last Luminous Pearl of the Household of the Holy Prophet, Imam al-Mahdi (a.s.). Although His Eminence did not appear amongst the people, some persons in whom he had trust and confidence were allowed to visit him and present him […]

Causes of the occultation of Imam Mahdi (a.s) (part1)

1. Fear of tyrannical Abbaside regime When Abbaside rulers gained power they initiated the worst of atrocities and tortures on the Holy Imams (a.s). Basically they considered the school of Ahle Bayt (a.s) and anyone who was their adherents to be eligible for extreme pressure and restrictions. They were thrown into horrible prisons and then […]

Mahdi Is Among the Descendants of Husayn ibn ‘Ali

Our scholars accept that the Mahdi will be from among the descendants of Husayn. They refer to the following hadith reported in Sunan of Abi Dawud: Abu Ishaq relates: “‘Ali while looking at his son Hasan said ‘This son of mine is the master (sayyid) as declared by the Prophet. Among his progeny will appear […]