3: “Muhammad ibn Yusuf Sakehi Shami” He’s accepted that hadrat “Mahdi” [a.s] is from descendent of messenger of Allah [PBUH]: وروي الإمام أحمد والباوردي عنه [ابي سعيد الخدري] قال: قال رسول الله صلي...
B: Shias’ point of view In Shias’ opinion the only instance of these narratives is imams of “Ahl al-Bayt” [a.s] not others and there is authentic narrative in this regard in which numbers, names and...
3: “Twelve leaders” In some of narratives this phrase is written “Twelve leaders”: This narrative is written in “Sahih Bukhari”: … جَابِرَ بن سَمُرَةَ قال: سمعت النبي صلي الله عليه وسلم يقول: يَكُونُ...
Description There are numerous narratives in Shia and Sunni resources in which messenger of Allah [PBUH] says: “My successors are twelve persons”. Amongst Shia and Sunni hadith narrators this...
The Traditions on the Twelve Imams After proving imamate and the caliphate of Imam ‘Ali, peace be upon him, we will mention the Traditions in relation to the other Imams. 1. There are repeated...
The Scholarly Jihad of the Imams (1) The period under discussion (95-148 A.H /712-765 A.D.) began and ended in the times of the Vth and VIth Imams. The persecutions of the Shi'is continued unabated...
Imams - Clear and Coherent Policy (2) Al-Sajjad, during the time of his Imamate, concentrated his efforts on purifying the souls of his people and encouraging fear of God in their acts and in their...
Imams - Clear and Coherent Policy (1) A question has puzzled some believers a great deal, namely why did al-Husayn fight with the sword, while his successors refrained from doing so, especially as...
The Number of the Shia Imams QUESTION: As we know, the true Twelver Imami sect is called "twelver" (ithna `ashariyya) since its followers believe that after the Holy Prophet (PBUH&HP), his...