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Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (FHIP) Is the Yamani

Learn more about how Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) fulfilled the prophecies of the Yamani

If you look around the world today, you will see dishonesty, treachery, immorality, destruction, chaos, disaster, war and disease. This is our world. What are the signs of the End Times, if not the influence of darkness in this world? As we approach the End of Days, the end of this current era, the devil’s power is reaching its peak. Doesn’t it seem like darkness has almost eclipsed the light? But the end of this darkness is near. The prophets and messengers (pbut) taught that the death of one era signals the beginning of a new one. The world will be reborn. And this shift is catalysed by the appearance of a World Saviour, who will vanquish the darkness and restore the goodness in the world.

The question is: Who will save the world? The truth is, it is not just one man.

Islamic narrations mention that the Mahdi will emerge in the End Times. Muslims all around the world are waiting for the Mahdi, who they believe is the promised Saviour of Mankind. However, did you know that according to the narrations, the Mahdi will not come alone? 

The narrations make it clear that Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf) will appear only after another figure appears before him and calls towards his matter. This character is known as “The Yamani”.

The Appearance of the Yamani Precedes the Appearance of Imam Al-Mahdi

The Ahlulbayt (pbut) list the Yamani as one of the inevitable signs, before the rise of the Qa’im. Imam Ja’far Al-Sadiq (pbuh) said:

“Before the rise of the Qa’im are five inevitable signs; the Yamani, the Sufyani, the ‘Sayha’ (the Call from the sky), killing of the pure Nafs and the sinking in the desert.”

– Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.52, p.204, hadith 34 

The appearance of the Yamani does not just signal the appearance of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf), but he plays a pivotal role. The Yamani alerts the world that the Mahdi is here, before the people even lay eyes on him. He, alone, calls the people to the truth.

Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (pbuh) said: “There is no banner more guided than the banner of the Yamani, it is a banner of guidance because he calls to your Companion. If the Yamani emerges then selling weapons becomes impermissible upon the people and every Muslim, and if the Yamani emerges then rise and go to him for verily his banner is a banner of guidance, and it is not permissible for any Muslim to turn away from him, whoever does so is from the people of hellfire, because he calls to the truth and to the straight path”. 

– Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.52, p.232, hadith 96 

– Al-Ghayba, Ibn Abi Zainab Al-No’mani, 1st ed., p.264, hadith 13

So it is obligatory for people to follow the Yamani. However, we find this narration where Imam Al-Sadiq (pbuh) says:

“Oh Mufaddal every allegiance before the appearance of the Qa’im (pbuh), its allegiance is kufr (infidelity) and hypocrisy and deception, may God curse the one who receives it (meaning the allegiance) and the one who gives it.”

– Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.53, p.8

How can this be? The answer is a long hidden secret, revealed only by the Yamani himself.

Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) Is Described in the Narrations About the Yamani

Imam Al-Baqir (pbuh) narrated from his father, who narrated from his grandfather (pbuh) who said: “The Commander of the Believers (pbuh) said while he was on the minbar: “…He has two names, a name which is hidden and a name which is announced, as for the one which is hidden it is Ahmad and as for the one which is announced it is Muhammad…”

– Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.51, p.35, hadith 4

– Kamal Al-Din wa Tamam Al-Ne’ma, Muhammad ibn Ali Babawayh ‘Al-Sadooq’, v.2, p.681, hadith 17

No one understood the meaning of this narration until the beholder of the hidden name came forth and explained it. There is a person who comes before the Mahdi and calls the people to follow him. That person is the Yamani. The revealed name, Muhammad, is Muhammad ibn Al-Hassan Al-Mahdi while the hidden name, Ahmad, is the name of the Yamani. 

This is just the first of many narrations which verify Ahmad Al-Hassan’s (fhip) identity in startling detail. Did you know that, according to narrations, the first Ansar of Imam Al-Mahdi is from Basra?

Imam Ali (pbuh) said in a sermon mentioning the Mahdi and his men:

“… He is the closest of people to the Prophet of Allah’s manners, looks and beauty. Shall I tell you about his men and their number? We said: “Yes O Prince of the Believers”. He said: “I heard the Prophet of Allah (pbuhahf) say, the first of them is from Al-Basra and the last of them is from Al-Yamama”. Then Ali (pbuh) started enumerating the men of the Mahdi and the people were writing…”   

– Mo’jam Ahadeeth Al-Imam Al-Mahdi, Ali Al-Korani, 1st ed., v.3, p.104, hadith 647

– Al-Malahim wal Fitan, Ibn Tawoos, 1st ed., p.288-289, hadith 417

Imam Ja’far Al-Sadiq (pbuh) enumerated the 313 Companions of the Qa’im to Abu Baseer:

“… And from Basra is: Abdulrahman with A’taf ibn Saad, and Ahmad and Maleeh and Hamad ibn Jabir, and the seven Companions of the Cave …” 

– Bisharat Al-Islam, Mostafa ibn Ibrahim Al-Kathemi, 1st ed., p.295

Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) was born in Basra, Iraq on the 21st of March, 1968 and lived there throughout his life. So it is an established fact that Ahmad from Basra will be with the Mahdi. But are there any proofs, which verify his role? In fact, there are many. The name Ahmad even appears in the Holy Will of Prophet Muhammed (pbuhahf).

Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) Is Named in the Will of Prophet Muhammad  (pbuhahf)

“O Father of Al-Hassan, bring me a pen and a paper’, so the Messenger of Allah (pbuhahf) dictated his Will until he came to this position where he said: ‘O Ali, there will be twelve Imams after me and after them there will be twelve Mahdis. So you, O Ali, are the first of the twelve Imams, Allah The Exalted has named you in His heavens Ali Al-Mortadha (Ali the Content), Amirul Mo’mineen (the Commander of the Believers), Al-Siddiq Al-Akbar (the Greater Truthful), Al-Farouq Al-A’tham (the Greater Judge and Differentiator between truth and falsehood), Al-Ma’moun (the Trusted), and the Mahdi (the Rightly Guided). These names may not be attributed to other than you. O Ali, you are my Vicegerent/Guardian on my own family, their living and their dead, and upon my women: Whomever I kept, she shall find me tomorrow, and whomever I divorced, I am innocent of her, I will not see her and she will not see me on the Day of Resurrection. And you are my Successor (Khalifa) on my nation after me. If death comes to you, hand it over to my son Al-Hassan, the Righteous and Benevolent. Then if death comes to him, let him hand it over to my son Al-Hussein, the Martyr, the Pure and Murdered. If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, the Master of Worshippers, Dhul Thafant (the one with hard skin on his knees) Ali. If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Muhammad Al-Baqir (the Revealer of Knowledge). If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Ja’far Al-Sadiq (the Truthful). If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Musa Al-Kadhim (the Patient). If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Ali Al-Ridha. If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Muhammad Al-Thiqa Al-Taqqi (the Trustworthy, the God-Fearing). If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Ali Al-Nasih (the Advisor). If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Al-Hassan Al-Fadhil (the Meritorious). If death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, Muhammad the Safeguarded of the Family of Muhammad, peace be upon them. Those are the twelve Imams. Then there will be twelve Mahdis after him, so if death comes to him, let him hand it over to his son, the first of the close ones, he has three names, one like mine and my father’s and it is Abdullah (Servant of God), and Ahmad (the Praised), and the third name is Al-Mahdi (the Guided) and he is the first of the believers.”

– Al-Ghayba, Muhammad ibn Al-Hassan ‘Al-Toosi’, 3rd ed., p. 150, hadith 111

– Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.36, p.260-261, hadith 81 and  v.53, p.147-148, hadith 6

Out of all the narrations in all of the books, this is the only complete version of Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuhahf) Will. And Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) is the only person in history to come forth and claim it. On his deathbed, many centuries ago, the Prophet left this will hoping that you, in this day and age would find it. And it is a promise from Ahlulbayt (pbut) that the Holy Will is protected against false claimants.

Imam Al-Sadiq (pbuh) said: “This is a matter that can not be claimed except by its companion (owner), otherwise Allah will cut his life off (making him die).”

– Al-Kafi, Muhammad ibn Yaqub Al-Kulaini, 5th ed., v.1, p.373, hadith 5

Ahmad Al-Hassan is the name of the First Mahdi (fhip) and Abdullah Hashem is the name of the Second Mahdi (fhip). And they have come forth and claimed the Will together.

They are mentioned in the following narration:

Imam Al-Baqir (pbuh) said: “God Almighty has a treasure in Al-Taliqan, neither gold nor silver, twelve thousand in Khurasan their slogan is “Ahmad Ahmad”, led by a young man from Hashem’s sons, riding a grey mule, with a red headband, as if I am looking at him crossing the Euphrates. So if you hear about that, rush to him even if crawling over ice.” 

– Montakhab Al-Anwar Al-Modi’aa, Bahaa Al-Din Al-Najafi, 1st ed., p.343

Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) Has the Banner of the Ahlulbayt (pbut)

Imam Al-Sadiq (pbuh) said: “Verily, we Ahlulbayt have a banner, whoever goes ahead of it has renegaded, and whoever is late to it has perished, and whoever follows it has followed [us], it is written on it: ‘Allegiance is to Allah!’”

– 250 Signs, Mohammad Ali Tabatabaei, 1st ed., p.19

Since the beginning of his Call, Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) raised the banner, which read, “Allegiance is to Allah!”. First a white flag with green writing, and today a black flag with yellow writing and it is the only banner on Earth with such a statement.

There is a hadith which talks about “12 confusing banners” which will appear in the End Times. The banner of the Qa’im is the Black Banner. Another banner is the Banner of the Sufyani, which according to the narrations, will be a red banner. It is said that the Sufyani and the Yamani will appear simultaneously, “in one year, in one month, in one day”. Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) announced his Call in the year 1999, the same year in which the Sufyani came to power. Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) has revealed that the identity of this famous End Times character is King Abdullah of Jordan, and Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) has revealed much greater things as well.

Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) Has Revealed the Matter of Imam Al-Mahdi’s (pbuhahf) Lineage

God-given knowledge is a proof upon the people for God’s vicegerent. Doesn’t the Quran say that God taught Adam (pbuh) the names of all things? (Holy Quran, Al-Baqara verse 31). This means God gave to Adam (pbuh) from his knowledge. Divinely inspired knowledge is an attribute of God’s vicegerent. It is also a characteristic of the Qa’im who, according to narrations, will reveal great mysteries, including the matter of ”The Return”.

Zurarah said: I asked Aba Abdillah (pbuh), meaning Imam Al-Sadiq (pbuh), about these great matters such as the Raja’a (The Return) and its likes, so he (pbuh) said: “Verily, this thing you are asking about, its time has not arrived yet, and Allah SWT has said: {Rather they have denied that which they do not encompass in knowledge and that the interpretation of which has not yet come to them}” (Holy Quran, Yunus verse 39)

– Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.53, p.40, hadith 4

For centuries, people have misinterpreted “The Return” to mean the resurrection of physical bodies from the graves. But Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (pbuh) has revealed that this is a return, not of the body, but of the soul through reincarnation. And he, himself, is one of the returned. Ahmad Al-Hassan is the reincarnation of Imam Al-Hussain (fhip).

Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) is the only person to explain this matter.

Imam Al-Sadiq (pbuh) said: “Verily, Allah chose between the souls in the shadows, then made it enter the bodies. So when our Qa’im emerges, he inherits the brother whom Allah chose in the shadows and he does not inherit the brother from the physical birth. Know him from that, and whoever does, there remains upon him no further proof”.

-Al-Haft Al-Shareef, Al Mufaddal ibn Umar Al-Ja’fi, door 66

The Qa’im (fhip) is now using this as a proof upon you. Aba Al-Sadiq (fhip) was the first to reveal the true meaning of these narrations by sharing the words of his father Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) to the world. There are narrations, which refer to Imam Al-Mahdi’s (pbuhahf) children and Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) has said, “I am the first of the Twelve Mahdis, from the sons of Imam Mahdi.” However, in terms of physical lineage, Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) is the son of Ismaeel Saleh, and not a physical descendant from Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf). But he is the son of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf) in a different way.

Once, Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) was asked about the narration which says that Al-Hussain (pbuh) comes out with the Imam who does not have a lineage. He (fhip) replied: “The narration is true, and it is about Imam Al-Mahdi Muhammad ibn Al-Hassan and he does not have a lineage from his seed.” He also explained that just as every human being has a father in this physical world, every soul has a father too, and the father in the soul world is not necessarily the father in this physical world. Those narrations which mention the ‘children’ of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf) refer to his ‘spiritual children,’ one of whom is Imam Al-Hussain (pbuh).

According to multiple narrations, Imam Al-Hussain (pbuh) will return to the world in the End Times.

Imam Al-Sadiq (pbuh): “The first one who the earth will split for and he comes back to the physical world is Al-Hussain ibn Ali (pbut), and the return is not a general one, but it is a special one, nobody comes back except the ones who have reached the epitome of faith, and the ones who have reached the epitome of disbelief.”

– Mukhtasar Basa’er Al-Darajat, Al-Hassan Al-Helli, 1st ed., p.24

The Ahlulbayt (pbut) have narrated that Imam Al Hussain (pbuh) will bury Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf), upon his death.

Abi Abdillah (pbuh) said: “And Al-Hussain (pbuh) will come forth among his companions who were killed with him, and he will have with him seventy prophets, as they were dispatched with Moses son of Imran (pbuh), so the Qa’im (pbuh) will push forth the ring to him, so Al-Hussain (pbuh) will be the one who gives him Ghusl (major ablution), shrouds him, does Hunut for him (embalming), and places him in his grave.” 

–Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.53, p.103, hadith 130

–Mukhtasar Basa’er Al-Darajat, Al-Hassan Al-Helli, 1st ed., p.48

–Montakhab Al-Anwar Al-Modi’aa, Bahaa Al-Din Al-Najafi, 1st ed., p.354

This narration proves that Imam Al-Hussain (pbuh) is the vicegerent of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf). Imam Al-Hussain (pbuh) is Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip), the Yamani and the First Mahdi

Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) Is the Yamani

It is nothing short of a miracle that one man came along at this exact moment in history and fulfilled every single prophecy. Not only that, but he came forth with the knowledge to explain many prophecies, which had baffled people for centuries.

Imam Al-Baqir (pbuh) said: “Verily we describe the Companion of the matter with the description that none of the people have. So he said: “No By Allah! It shall never be that until he himself holds it as an alibi against you, and calls you to him.”

–Bihar Al-Anwar, Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi, 3rd ed., v.52, p.366, hadith 149

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