Al-Ghayba (Occultation)

Shi'a Islam: Class 16
MP3 Format;
- the meaning of the term occultation
- the two stages of occultation, lesser and greater
- the roles of the named representatives during the lesser occultation, including confirmation of the existence of the 12th Imam along with concealment of his whereabouts, the collection of khums, and communication with the Imam (called tawqi'at)
- the four named representatives