Mohammad al-Mahdi- 12th Imam

The Twelfth Imam: Muhammad Al Mahdi

"May Allah Permit Him to let Himself be seen and be known by us! And to let us be of his helpers in his divine and sacred quest to rid this world of all misery and injustice."

The Twelfth Imam: Muhammad Al Mahdi

12th Imam (a) (cont'd) by Dr. Hamid Algar, Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA, 8th November, 2001

12th Imam (a) (cont'd) by Dr. Hamid Algar, Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA, 6th November, 2001

12th Imam (a) (cont'd) & Shi'i Tafseer of Qur'an by Dr. Hamid Algar, Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA, 13th November, 2001

A Discussion Concerning the Mahdi (a), by Ayatullah Baqir al-Sadr
The concept of the Mahdi, his long life, personality and role.

Al-Ghayba (Occultation) by Dr. Hamid Algar, Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA, 1st November, 2001

Al-Imam Al-Mahdi: Just Leader of Humanity, by Ayatullah Ibrahim Amini
Translated by Dr. Sachedina. Includes topics on the belief in the Mahdi, pseduo Mahdis, leadership of Imam Mahdi (a), occultation, his long life, and the reappearance of the Imam.

An Overview of the Mahdi’s (‘atfs) Government, by Najmuddin Tabasi
The Shi‘ah is waiting for the Living Imam (‘atfs) for waiting for his advent is one of the highest forms of worship. From the Shi‘ah viewpoint of history, the world will certainly witness the government of justice of the Imam of the Time (‘atfs) and tyrannical systems will cease to exist. In An Overview of the Mahdi’s Government, the esteemed author deals with an issue that is rarely discussed in the study of Imam al-Mahdi (‘atfs). He delves into the manner of the Imam’s uprising, government system and method of rule.

Anayengojewa (Imamu al-Mahdi (a)) by Maulana Sayyid 'Ali Naqi Saheb

Concept of the Mahdi [a] by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Ja'fari Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, 4 Dec 1998

Discussions Concerning Al-Mahdi, by Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani
Written in the form of Questions and answers, it discusses about the three main topics Shiaism, Imamah and Mahdism.

Dua "Allahummar-zuqna tawfeeq"

Dua al-Faraj

Dua Imame Zamana by Shaykh Fadhil al-Maaliki [

Every Day is Ashura, Every Land is Karbala, by Hassanain Rajabali , Toronto, Canada , 6th Muharram 1418 AH, 13th May 1997

History of Masjid Jamkaran
History of the mosque, pictures, recommended prayers to be recited at Jamkaran, and a prayer for the safety of the 12th Imam.

How to call Imam-e-Zamana [a] sincerely by Maulana Sadeq Hassan Saheb, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, Muharram/Safar 1421

How to wait for Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Maulana Hasan Rizvi, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, 15th Shaban 1420

Imam al-Mahdi (a) by Dr. Murtaza Alidina, Dar-es-Salaam, Ramadan 1419/1998

Imam Hasan al-'Askari (a) and the birth of his son, the 12th Imam (a) by Dr. Hamid Algar, Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA, 30th October, 2001

Imam Mahdi katika Usunni Na Ushia, by Sayyid Abdul Rahim al-Musawi na Sheikh Abdul Karim al-Bahbahani
Kwa Waislamu, imani ya kuja kwa Mahdi (Muhudi) karibu ya mwisho wa dunia ni imani ambayo ina asili katika dini. Waislamu wote bila kujali tofauti za madhehebu zao wanakubaliana juu ya imani hii kwamba Mtukufu Mtume (s.a.w.) alisema: "Hata iwe imebakia siku moja tu kwa dunia hii kufikia mwisho wake Allah atairefusha siku hiyo ili kumwezesha Imam huyo kutawala na kuujaza ulimwengu huu uadilifu, amani na utulivu wakati ambapo ulikuwa umejaa ufisadi na dhulma."

Imam Mahdi [a] by Sayyid Munir al-Khabbaz, Kuwait

Imam Muhammad al-Mahdi (a), by Shaykh al Mufid
The signs of the reappearance of the 12th Imam, account of his life, and explanation of what is revealed about his state.

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1377 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 1377 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1376 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1376 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1376 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1375 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1375 AH

Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Dr. Mohammad Asadi Garmarudi, 15th Sha�ban 1375 AH

Intellectual, Political and Social Status of the Shi'ites on the Verge of Occultation, by Mas'ud Pur Sayyid Aqaei
In this paper, the author studies a very important part of the history of Islam, that is, the period of the lives of Imam Hadi (AS) and Imam Askari (AS), and the efforts these two Imams made to develop a network of agents (wukalā) to prepare the Shi'a community for the era of the occultation of Imam Mahdi (AS).

Le Mahdi, ou la Fin du Temps, by Ayatullah Muhammad Baqer as-Sadr
Ce livre propose de nous plonger dans la question de savoir pourquoi et comment croire à Al-mahdi (aj), en montrant d’une part que l’idée de l’avènement d’un « Messie Annonciateur » de la fin des temps ne date pas de l’Islam, et d’autre part en démontrant, selon une méthodologie scientifique, que la longévité de Al-Mahdi (aj) est scientifiquement possible.

Ma'refat of Imam-e-Zamana [a] I by Maulana Muhammad Zaki Baqiri, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, 18th Nov. 1999

Ma'refat of Imam-e-Zamana [a] II by Maulana Muhammad Zaki Baqiri, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, Nov. 23rd 1999

Ma'refat of Imam-e-Zamana [a] III by Maulana Muhammad Zaki Baqiri, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, Nov. 23rd 1999

Ma'refat of Imam-e-Zamana [a] IV by Maulana Muhammad Zaki Baqiri, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, 25th Nov. 1999

Qasida 12 Imam [AF] by Madrasatul Mujahideen - Mtongwe

Safari ya Kuifuatia Nuru by Sayyid Abbas Noor Eddine

Signs of the reappearance of Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Maulana Sadeq Hassan Saheb, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, Muharram/Safar 1421

Similarities of Imam-e-Zamana [a] & Imam Hussain [a] by Maulana Sadeq Hassan Saheb, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, Muharram/Safar 1421

The 313 special followers of Imam-e-Zamana [a] by Maulana Sadeq Hassan Saheb, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, Muharram/Safar 1421

The Al-Mahdi (a) Site al-mahdi.org

The Awaited Savior of Humanity (al-Mahdi in the Eyes of the Ahlul Bayt), by Abdul-Rahim Mugahi
40 Hadith on the 12th Imam, the awaited savior.

The Awaited Saviour, by Ayatullah Baqir al-Sadr and Ayatullah Mutahhari
The return of the 12th Imam, Imam Mahdi (a), answering objections about him, and his revolution.

The Doctrine of Mahdi and Pluralism, by Mohammad Hussein Mokhtari
In this paper, the author examines the idea of religious pluralism and examines its relation with the doctrine of Mahdi (A) in Islam.

The English translation of Sahih al-Bukhari and the account of Jesus' (a) return
Hadith number 658 in volume 4 of the Arabic/English edition of Sahih al-Bukhari represents a short narration that talks about the coming of Jesus (a) at a time when an "Imam" will be present. The translation has changed to something rather different in later editions!

The Occultation of the Twelfth Imam (A Historical Background), by Jassim M. Hussain
A study of the occultation of the Twelfth Imam using rarely consulted early Shi’ite sources, covering the time period from Ja'far al-Sadiq, the Sixth Imam, to the end of the lesser occultation of the Twelfth Imam.

The popular supplication "Allahumma kun li walliyik"

Ways to meet Imam-Zamana [a], by Maulana Muhammad Zaki Baqiri, al-Mahdi Islamic Centre, Toronto, Canada, 2nd Dec. 1999