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Signs of Mahdi

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I would like to know the authentic signs of Imam mahdi. One of the kazzab shakeel bin Haneef (laa-nuthallah alaihi) is blaimed himself as a refered mahdi in our India. Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some of the… read more »

Imam Mahdi will be a regular person

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A Scholar who doesn’t cite any source mentioned that Al Mahdi will be a regular person. When he discovers he is the Mahdi, Allah Ta’ala will rectify him. He will be a regular person who sinned etc. Is this true?   Answer Imam Ibn Majah, Imam Ahmad, Imam Abu Ya’la and other Muhaddithun have recorded… read more »

Tyrant rulers will rule before Al Mahdi (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Is this narration authentic? سيكون من بعدي خلفاء، ومن بعد الخلفاء أمراء، ومن بعد الأمراء ملوك، ومن بعد الملوك جبابرة، ثم يخرج رجل من أهل بيتي يملأ الأرض عدلا كما ملئت جورا، ثم يؤمر القحطاني فوالذي بعثني بالحق ما هو دونه   Answer Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. ‘Allamah Haythami (rahimahullah) says, ‘There… read more »

Some major signs of Qiyamah

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What are the major signs of Qiyamah? Answer There are numerous major signs of Qiyamah. Many ‘Ulama have authored books specifically on this topic. Enumerating all the details here will be difficult. Among these major signs -in no particular order- are the following: 1) The emergence of Imam Mahdi. 2) The emergence of Dajjal. 3)… read more »