The Imams & Mahdis (pbut)


Throughout time, God has guided humanity through a series of divine educators, who act as God’s Vicegerent on Earth.  The divine guide who walks upon the Earth today is Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip), the Vicegerent and successor of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf).

The Twelfth Imam, Imam Muhammad Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf); The First Mahdi, Imam Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip); and the Second Mahdi, Aba Al-Sadiq (fhip) were all mentioned by name in the Holy Will of Prophet Mohammed (pbuhahf)

Find out more about God’s divinely appointed Vicegerents in the articles below.

The Holy Will

On the night of his death, Prophet Muhammad (pbuhahf) named his successors, the Imams and Mahdis in his Holy Will.

Who Is Imam Ahmed Al-Hassan (fhip)?

Learn more about the Vicegerent of the Twelfth Imam, the First Mahdi, Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip).

The Law of Knowing God's Vicegerent

How does one recognize God's chosen spiritual guide?

Who Is Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf)?

Learn more about the Twelfth Imam, Muhammad Al-Mahdi, son of Hassan Al-Askari (pbuhahf).

Who Is Aba Al-Sadiq (fhip)?

Learn more about the Second Mahdi, the Companion of Egypt, Abdullah Aba Al-Sadiq (fhip).

The History of the Black Banners of the East

On January 23, 2015 a centuries-old prophecy was fulfilled, signaling the appearance of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf).

The Twelve Mahdis

Do the narrations of the Ahlulbayt (pbut) say that there will be Twelve Mahdis after the Twelve Imams?

Ahmad Al-Hassan is the Yamani

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

The Appointment of Imam Ali and the Issue of Successorship

One of the most controversial topics in Islam regarding the death of Prophet Muhammad (pbuhahf) is the schism, which occurred shortly after.

Successorship in the Bible

Is divinely appointed leadership an important part of Judaism and Christianity?

The Lawmaker

Is the Vicegerent of God qualified to change matters of jurisprudence?

Proof of Bibliomancy in Religious Texts

Bibliomancy or Istikhara is a way to seek divine guidance concerning decisions. Religious scripture has mentioned this method of decision-making. Historically, it was even used as a means to know the Caliph of God on Earth.