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.
On the night of his death, Prophet Muhammad (pbuhahf) named his successors, the Imams and Mahdis in his Holy Will.
Learn more about the Vicegerent of the Twelfth Imam, the First Mahdi, Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip).
How does one recognize God's chosen spiritual guide?
Learn more about the Twelfth Imam, Muhammad Al-Mahdi, son of Hassan Al-Askari (pbuhahf).
Learn more about the Second Mahdi, the Companion of Egypt, Abdullah Aba Al-Sadiq (fhip).
On January 23, 2015 a centuries-old prophecy was fulfilled, signaling the appearance of Imam Al-Mahdi (pbuhahf).
Do the narrations of the Ahlulbayt (pbut) say that there will be Twelve Mahdis after the Twelve Imams?
Learn more about how Ahmad Al-Hassan (fhip) fulfilled the prophecies of the Yamani.
One of the most controversial topics in Islam regarding the death of Prophet Muhammad (pbuhahf) is the schism, which occurred shortly after.
Is divinely appointed leadership an important part of Judaism and Christianity?
Is the Vicegerent of God qualified to change matters of jurisprudence?
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.