What is the meaning of Imam Mahdi?
Mahdī, (Arabic: “guided one”) in Islamic eschatology, a messianic deliverer who will fill earth with justice and equity, restore true religion, and usher in a short golden age lasting seven, eight, or nine years before the end of the world. The Qurʾān does not mention him.
When was Imam Mahdi born?
29 July 869 AD
Muhammad al-Mahdi/Date of birth
When did Imam Mahdi go into occultation?
In Twelver Shia Islam, the largest branch of the Shia faith, twelfth imam, Muhammad al-Mahdi, went into the Minor Occultation in 874, in which he communicated to his Shias through the Four Deputies.
Where did Imam Mahdi go?
|Muhammad al-Mahdi مُحَمَّد ٱلْمَهْدِي 12th Imam of Twelver Shia|
|Status||Disappeared, believed by Twelver Shia Islam to be due to The Occultation|
|Monuments||Al-Sahlah Mosque, Iraq Maqam e Ghaybat, Iraq Jamkaran Mosque, Iran|
|Agent||show The Four Deputies|
|Known for||Last Twelver Imam|
Can a woman be an imam?
The imams and all the congregants are women and men are not allowed into the buildings. A handful of women have been trained as imams in order to serve these mosques. However, in at least some communities where these mosques operated, women were not allowed in the men’s mosques.
Do Sunnis believe in imam Mahdi?
The concept of the Mahdi is a central tenet of Shi’a theology, but many Sunni Muslims also believe in the coming of a Mahdi, or rightly guided one, at the end of time to spread justice and peace. He will also be called Muhammad and be a descendant of the Prophet in the line of his daughter Fatima (Ali’s wife).
Is Imam Mahdi mentioned in the Quran?
There is no direct reference to the Mahdi in the Quran, only in the hadith (the reports and traditions of Muhammad’s teachings collected after his death).
Is the Imam Mahdi going to appear on Earth?
But many prophesies of end of time era have come true and it is about time that Imam Mehdi appears to lead Muslims from the persecution they are suffering in Iraq and Syria, where good Muslims are being persecuted for not joining a sect. And a ruling clan that worships hazrat Ali as God.
How long will the Mahdi rule the Muslims?
The Mahdi will rule the Muslims for 7, 8 or 9 years as different narrations state so this only changes matters by a few years, but if there is variation in years when the breeze will come as well as the length of the Mahdi’s time on earth and in other related matters a few years here or there does add up.
When does the dajjaal come for Imam Mahdi?
The Dajjaal (Allah’s curse be upon him) will come towards the end of the Mahdi’s time on earth and because Isa (as) will return while Imam Mahdi (ra) is still alive the Dajjaal’s time doesn’t matter and won’t change anything.
Who are the Shi’ites who believe in the Mahdi?
Tayyibi Isma’ili Shi’ites, including the Dawoodi Bohrah, believe that an Imam from the progeny of At-Tayyib Abu’l-Qasim is the current hidden Imam and Mahdi. The Baháʼí Faith believes that the Báb was the Mahdi, the spiritual return of the twelfth Shia Imam.