Imam al-Mahdi - History & Politics

Al-Imam al-Mahdi, The Just Leader of Humanity

Translated by Dr. Sachedina. Includes topics on the belief in the Mahdi, pseduo Mahdis, leadership of Imam Mahdi (a), occultation, his long life, and the reappearance of the Imam.

Forty Hadith: The Awaited Savior of Humanity

40 Hadith on the 12th Imam, the awaited savior.

The Occultation of the Twelfth Imam (A Historical Background)

(with a Foreword by Dr. I.K.A Howard, Edinburg University)

Discussions Concerning al-Mahdi (May Allah Hasten His Return)

Written in the form of questions and answers, it discusses about the three main topics Shiaism, Imamah and Mahdism.

Story of the Holy Ka’aba And its People

A detailed history of the Ka'ba, and each of the 14 Ma'sumin (Infallibles)

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History of Shi'ism: From the Advent of Islam up to the End of Minor Occultation

This text discusses how Shi'ism has been an integral and inseparable part of Islam from the time of the Holy Prophet (sa).

An Overview of The Mahdi’s (‘atfs) Government

The Shi‘ah is waiting for the Living Imam (‘atfs) for waiting for his advent is one of the highest forms of worship.

The Sun Behind the Clouds

Al-’Allama al-Majl isi ’s Thoughts on the Ahadith Identifying the Twelfth Imam as “The Sun Behind the Clouds”.

History of Masjid Jamkaran

History of the mosque and its picture, recommended prayers to be recited at Jamkaran, and a prayer for the safety of the 12th Imam.

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Universal Government of the Mahdi

This text, authored by Ayatullah Makarim Shirazi sheds light on the nature of the universal government that will exist with the reappearance of Imam Mahdi (AFS) at the end of time.

Selected Narrations about the Twelfth Imam volume 1

This text, which is available in two volumes and is authored by Ayatullah Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani, presents a handful of precious narrations about the 12th Awaited Imam.

The Recognition of Imam al-‘Asr: Significance and Obligations

This text discusses the significance and obligations of the recognition of the Imam of our Time, Imam Mahdi.

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An Inquiry Concerning Al-Mahdi

The concept of the Mahdi, his long life, personality and role.

The Last Luminary and Ways to Delve Into the Light

This work authored by Sayyid Ridha Husayni Mutlaq, presents ninety-nine rights and responsibilities which the true believers have to the Living Imam.

A Glance at the Beloved

The book 'A Glance at the Beloved' outlines how recognition of Imam (a.t.f.s.) can be acquired in the era of occultation, its distinguishing features and its effects on those who possess this recog

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The Awaited Saviour

The return of the 12th Imam, Imam Mahdi (a), answering objections about him, and his revolution.

Selected Narrations about the Twelfth Imam volume 2

This text, which is available in two volumes and is authored by Ayatullah Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani, presents a handful of precious narrations about the 12th Awaited Imam.

Kitab al-Ghayba: The Book of Occultation

Sheikh Muhammad bin Ibraheem bin Jafar al-Numani authored this important work entitled Kitab al-Ghayba following the Major Occultation of the Twelfth Imam.

Special Deputies

A short biographical text detailing the lives and circumstances of the four special deputies of Imam Mahdi [ajtf] during the Minor Occultation.

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14 Questions about Imam az-Zaman Volume 1

In this beautifully compiled short book the reader may learn some important proofs about Imam of our time Imam Al-Mahdi (a.t.f.s.) from authentic sources based within both Shia and Sunni schools of

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Mikyalul Makarim Fee Fawaaid ad-Duaa Lil Qai’m vol. 1

This text titled "Mikyalul Makarim" authored by Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Taqi Musawi Isfahani is a two-part book about the perfection of morals among the benefits of praying for our 12th Living Im

The Golden Era of Reappearance

This text addresses topics discussed in an exhibition concerning the originality and belief in the Mahdawiyat, establishment of justice and equity, and many other relevant topics.

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Kamaaluddin wa Tamaamun Ni’ma Vol. 1

Now it is about 12 centuries passed from Imam Mahdi's hidden life, and the bothering time of his hidden life will continue up to his reappearance.

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Intellectual, Political and Social Status of the Shiites on the Verge of Occultation

In this paper, the author studies a very important part of the history of Islam, that is, the period of the lives of Imam Hadi (AS) and Imam Askari (AS), and the efforts these two Imams made to dev

Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.s.): The Spring of Life

This text presents addresses topics of Aqaed and branches of religion including belief, disbelief, and deviation.

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Imam Al Mahdi, The Twelfth Khalifah In The Sahih Sunni Ahadith

Who is the Mahdi of Islam? According to both Sunni and Shi'i Muslims, the "guided one" will rise during the end times to conquer all nations.

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Mikyalul Makarim Fee Fawaaid ad-Duaa Lil Qai’m vol. 2

This text titled "Mikyalul Makarim" authored by Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Taqi Musawi Isfahani is a two-part book about the perfection of morals among the benefits of praying for our 12th Living Im

Kamaaluddin wa Tamaamun Ni’ma Vol. 2

Now it is about 12 centuries passed from Imam Mahdi's hidden life, and the bothering time of his hidden life will continue up to his reappearance.

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The Last Luminary

This text is a brief attempt to study the short history of the fundamental belief to the life of Hujjat al-Haqq (The Rightful Proof of Allah), and sheds light on the minor and major occultation.

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Mahdi in the Quran According to Shi‘ite Quran Commentators

In this book, author has explored the belief in Mahdi and the Messianic ideas implicit in the Qur’an in the light of both classical and contemporary Shi'ite commentaries on the Qur'an.

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The Blessed Birth of Imam Mahdi

A very perceptive view on the blessings of Allah SWT and the circumstances to the marriage of Imam Mahdi's parents Imam Hassan a.s.and Narjis Khatoon, the daughter of a Roman emperor, Imam's birth,

The Doctrine of Mahdi and Pluralism

In this paper, the author examines the idea of religious pluralism and examines its relation with the doctrine of Mahdi (A) in Islam.

Manner of Awaiting

"Manner of Awaiting" is a small collection of people's responsibilities which are gathered to remind us of our duties while waiting for the reappearance of the Hidden Imam, Imam al-Hujja, al-Qa’im,

The Return of Al-Mahdi

This is the translation of Mukhtasaru lthbati 'r-Raj'ah (Abridged lthbati 'r-Raj'ah).

The Great Awaiting

The Great Awaiting

Muhammad Reza Hakimi

An article about the awaiting of Imam Al-Mahdi (aj)

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Fazail ul-Mahdi

Short biography of Imam, his reappearance, necessity of recognizing him, lineage, similarity with prophets, reason of arrival, longing for imam and the final proof of Allah with his universal gover

The Promised Savior: An inquiry into the imamate of Imam Mahdi (as) from the viewpoint of Muslim thinkers

Written by Professor Milani, The Promised Savior is a short but significant work that deals with the doctrine of Mahdawiyyat (the belief in Imam Mahdi as ultimate savior).

The Saviour's Revolution

The author discusses about the idea of Final Victory and the establishment of an ideal society by the final saviour, Imam Mahdi (aj).

Explanation to the Belief of Mahdism in Shi'a Imamia

The author debates, discusses and corrects the book “Islamic Messianism” written by the respected scholar, Abdul Azeez Sachedina, which gives erroneous impression to readers of the Real and Right I

In Pursuance Of The Sun

In Pursuance Of The Sun
Sayed Jamaluddin Hejazi

The Connection between Imam Mahdi and Imam Husayn, Part 1

This paper is the first part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived as part of a series of lectures delivered by the author in London, at the Islamic Centre of England in M

The Connection between Imam Mahdi and imam Husayn, Part 3

This paper is the third part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived as part of a series of lectures delivered by the author in London, at the Islamic Centre of England in M

The Connection between Imam Mahdi and Imam Husayn, Part 2

This paper is the second part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived as part of a series of lectures delivered by the author in London, at the Islamic Centre of England in

Imam Mahdi (a) in Chapter al-Qadr

This paper discusses several aspects of the night of Qadr and its relationship to the Imam of our time (a).

Shiite Authorities in the Age of the Major Occultation Part 3: Sayyid Murtadha

Abu Al-Qasim Ali Ibn Husain Al-Sharif Al-Murtadha (d. 436 A.H), known as Sayyid Al-Murtadha, was one of the most renowned scholars of his time.

The Prolonged Lifespan of Imam Mahdi (aj)

The duration of the longevity of Imam Mahdi’s life has been an area of disagreement among several Sunni and Shi‘i scholars.

The Special Deputies of Imam Mahdi (as)

This paper briefly offers the biographies of the Deputies as well as the reasons for their deputyship.