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Duration of Imam Mahdi’s rule

Please inform me on the correct amount of years that the Mahdi will rule for taking into consideration the following Hadiths: 1. “Indeed there will be a Mahdi who comes in my Ummah (ruling) living for five, or seven, or nine.” – Zaid was the one in doubt – He said: “We said: What is that?” He said: “Years.” …

Who is Imam Al Mahdi?

Question: Asalaamualikum I came across a video on youtube about Imam Al Mahdi which I placed the link below. I have never heard of this person in Islam before. I would like to know if his coming was in the Hadith and is he going to fight along side Esa (as) against...

Difference between madhiy and maniy

Answered by Muhammad Afzal Hussain Question: Assalamu alikum. I'm a single 19 yr old sister. I don't understand fully  the difference between maniy and mahdi. I don't understand the whole concept of feeling the sensation or...

Dalail ul Khairat

Answered by UstaadhaAmatullah Question: (1)  Are the virtues mentioned in the DalailulKhairat authentic? (2) If I decide to read duroodsharif, shall I read those mentioned in the hadith books, more more reward? (3) Do...

When the Awaited Imam Mahdi Emerges

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: When the Mahdi returns will he rule the whole world or just a certain part? How exactly will this happen? Isn’t this then a hugely awaiting event for the Muslims? Answer: Jazākumullāhu Khayran/ Thank you for your question. The...

Signs of the end of time in the bible

Q: I just heard that this year 3 super moons appeared and "The third Supermoon of the year is evidence of the biblical end times approaching because it coincides with the Spring Equinox and the Jewish holiday of Purim, a Christian evangelist has claimed."Is this true?...

Sending durood upon Mahdi (radhiyallahu anhu)

Q: I heard someone send durood upon Mahdi (radhiyallahu anhu). Is it permissible to send durood upon Mahdi (radhiyallahu anhu) or anyone else after sending durood upon Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)?A: Durood shareef is an exclusive right of Nabi (sallallahu alaihi...