During the period of occultation it is critical that the followers of Imam Mehdi (a.s) connect with him spiritually. While some who mock this concept..
When the 8th Imam Reza (a.s) was asked the same question about the reason for occultation, he indicated that Imam Mehdi (a.s)’s role is Jihaad (struggle) against Taaghut (false gods)
From the Sunni perspective, though there is agreement that Imam Mehdi (a.s) is from the Ahlul Bait (a.s) and more specifically from the lineage of Lady Fatima (a.s)
In the recent past, so much un-truth has been expressed about Imam Mehdi (a.s) which makes it necessary to dedicate some time to re-educate ourselves regarding the Imam of Our Time.
You have often heard claims that the Shia believe that Imam Mahdi (a.s) will establish a completely new religion which is different to Islam and that this claim
Lecture on one of the highly probable nights of Qadr: 23rd night of Ramadaan 1438 2017
Delivered on 28 June 2016 by Mowlana Syed Aftab Haider at the Ahlul Bait (a.s) Islamic Centre, Ottery, Cape Town