advent of Imam Mehdi (A.S) is very near.Jesus along with His followers will help Imam Mehdi (A.S) against
Antichrist. Righteous people from different religions will also help
Imam Mehdi (A.S).
Sayings of His Holiness Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
Imam Mehdi (A.S)
It is mentioned in Hadis (Prophetic traditions) that Imam Mehdi's mother's
name will be Amina and His father�s name would be Abdullah. There are two
explanations for it. One answer is logical and the other is spiritual. It
is also narrated in same Hadis (Prophetic tradition) that antichrist would
come while riding on a donkey and would be blind from one eye. If he would
really come riding on Donkey and blind from one eye, we can easily
recognize that he is antichrist. We say that can't anybody give even a car
to him as he will be having thousands of followers? If he has to go to
Islamabad from here, imagine how much time it will take while riding a
donkey! Whereas the fact is that this is an age of cars and airplanes.
Then people say that once this age of science will end then that other
stone-age will come, and then he (antichrist) will come riding donkey. We
say that ok if this science age will end and there will not be any cars,
but if there will be donkeys then for sure there will be horses as well
present at that time (of stone-age), then why would he not prefer horse to
ride as that will be superior ride. Then people argue that it is just a
hint. Actually �Donkey� means that it will be Satan (devil). Antichrist
will bear complete satanic forces and blind from one eye means that he
will be lacking spiritual knowledge.
We say that if that is a hint, then the other thing (mentioned in Hadith)
will also be a hint that Imam Mehdi's mother name will be Amina meaning
pious lady and father's name Abdullah means "the one who worships Allah".
These explanations are logical which most of the people talk about but we
consider them useless.
Let me give you actual explanation as per spiritualism. Can't say of you
will be able to understand! Terrestrial and Celestial Spirits are
mentioned in The Holy Quran. Terrestrial souls in this world are present in
stones, trees and in animals that have no relation to the judgment day.
Celestial Spirits are related to the heavens; like angels, spirits and
spiritual entities etc. So when Terrestrial and Celestial Spirits get
together in this body then it becomes a human, otherwise (in the presence
of either) it remains either angel or an animal only. After the human
sperm entering the womb, the mineral spirit arrives to enable the blood
together. Then, the fetus grows in the womb with the botanical spirit.
Then, after Animal Spirit enters the womb the fetus begins to move in the
womb. After birth, the human soul arrives along with the spiritual
entities due to which the child starts to cry and shout. This is the
reason that if a child dies in the womb a few moments before birth, there
is no funeral for it, as it was still animal. Should a child die a few
moments after the birth, then its funeral service is obligatory because it
has become a human.
After a person�s death, the Celestial Spirit, which is particular to each
body, returns to the Celestial Sphere, whereas the Terrestrial Spirits are
reallocated from one body to another for a long time it continues to
reallocate in other bodies. In families the effect of the nature is due to
these souls where as the family disease is related to the blood.
Terrestrial Spirits of ordinary people continues to reallocate from one
body to another. The souls of pious people keep entering in the bodies of
The Terrestrial Souls of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) was held for Imam Mahdi.
Just as whole of the Prophet Mohammed's body can be said the jewel of
Amina's eyes (the Prophet's mother), similarly any separate part of the
Prophet Mohammed's body hand etc it can also be said jewel of Amina's eyes
(the Prophet's mother). Just as the soul of the Holy Prophet could be
called the jewel of Amina likewise any other part of the soul could be
said the jewel of Amina. Since that very second part of the soul would be
in the body of Imam Mehdi that�s why His mother�s name would be Amina and
His father�s name would be Abdullah.
Search for Imam Mehdi! If anyone worshiped his entire life but in the end,
he opposed Imam Mehdi then he is hell-bound as Balyim Ba'ur whose prayer
was also used to be heard but will go to the hell in the shape of the dog
of Isahab-e-kahaf (Companions of cave). If someone lived like a dog in
this world, but in the end helped Mehdi, then he will go to the Paradise.
(Just as the dog Qitmir, who was elevated by association with the
'Companions of the Cave', and will go to the Paradise).
Many say that if Imam Mehdi is present in Pakistan then why He is afraid
of jails? Why doesn�t He declare Himself? As Prophet Muhammad PBUH kept on
giving azan (call to prayer) in home (not openly) until Hazrat Umer did
not join Him. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) left Hazrat Ali asleep on His bed
and migrated towards Medina as well. In the same way Imam Mahdi is also
No matter either He declares or not, He stays in jail, He stays in city or
lives as hermit, after all He is the very Imam Mehdi who is from God.
According to one Hadith (Prophetic tradition) usually it is thought, that
very time has not yet came because at that time the lamps will be
lightened all across. It means that some hearts will be shining all over.
According to one more Hadith (Prophetic tradition) He will form a new
religion or He will revive the religion. In both cases He will have to
face the propagandas and criticisms of the scholars until He will be
recognized by the scholars.
According to another Hadith he will give people a lot of wealth; that means
the spiritual wealth. Means His (Imam Mehdi's) spiritual grace according
to Saint Sultan Baho; �either Muslim or infidel, either living or dead
would be for everybody�.
May be for this very age/time it�s in the Holy Quran that when you get
worried regarding something then take guidance from the Ahle zikr. Who are
the Ahle zikr? Gaus Paak says; that my disciple would be one who chant the
name of Allah. I consider him a zakir whose heart says Allah Allah
otherwise orally the parrot can also recite.
certified claim for being Imam Mehdi A.S is not come into public
view as yet. Are the circumstances pointing to that direction so
that Imam Mehdi bring Himself into public view and make a
مُشک آن است کہ خود ببوید نہ کہ عطار بگوی (fragrance is that which itself spreads, not described by its
Public will recognize Imam Mehdi through the
indications and miracles of Allah. Several artificial Mehdi have
gone who were claiming (for being Mehdi). And the one who is
appointed by Allah shall be announced Allah for being Mehdi. He
shall be attested by the saints of time. Trees and stones, sun and
moon & the earth and sky will bear testimony for Him. And
everyone, no matter what religion does he belong to, will have
love and respect for Him in ones� heart. Mere devil (Satan) and
followers of dajjāl΄ (great deceiver) will hate Him and fight
People say that He (Imam Mahdi) has born. But we came up to know,
some say this sign (Nishani), and some say that sign. The sign
which we have read in those ten chapters is not have been told to
us by anyone. It was mentioned that as there was the seal of
prophet hood (muhar-e-nubwat) on the back of Prophet Muhammad [PBUH],
likewise there would be the seal of Mahdiat on the back of Imam
Mahdi [AS]. Whoever claim to be Imam Mahdi. The one who will claim
to be Imam Mahdi [AS], he will have to let others see his back (Nishani);
he will be accepted by showing his back.
Imam Mehdi will revive all
After Prophet Mohammad (the Seal of the Prophets), the revivers
came along in Islam, and revived it according to the environment.
Similarly, on arrival of Imam Mahdi, their revival will end. Imam
Mahdi will instigate his own revival according to (the needs of)
all the religions. It is mentioned in some books that he will
establish a new religion.
If anyone worshiped his entire life but in
the end, he opposed Imam Mahdi and Jesus (who will come back into
the world with his physical body and Mahdi with the 'Terrestrial
Spirits'), he is hell-bound as Balyim Ba'ur, and rejected like
Iblis (the Satan). (Balyim Ba'ur was the prototype of spiritual
men, led astray by his passion and lust, denied the Signs of God
including Moses, and will go to the Hell as a dog). If someone
lived like a dog in this world, but in the end helped Mahdi and
Jesus, and loved them, then he will go to the Paradise. (Just as
the dog Qitmir, who was elevated by association with the
'Companions of the Cave', and will go to the Paradise).
Question: When exactly Imam Mahdi
and Jesus/Isaa (AS) will appear?
Answer: They have already appeared. People
close to them started recognizing them. Whoever is getting closer to them
starts recognizing them, and their number is increasing.
Only those people will be able to recognize Imam Mahdi
(AS) who possess Noor (Light of the name of God) in the heart and the Noor
can only be obtain through Zikr-e-Qalb (Heart Meditation).
Question: Once, Hazart Muhammad
(SAW) handed over a cloak to Hazart Ali (RA). It is said that this cloak by
passing different people will end up in hands of Imam Mahdi (AS) Sarkar, did
you receive that cloak?
Answer: I cannot say anything, whether it has
approached to me or notbut it has reached to the one who is Imam Mahdi.
Question: How do you look towards
the present development of Europe and America. The peak which this
development has approached is it possible to continue this development
further or as we have read that when the development reaches its climax then
the decline starts to takes place?
Answer: Whatever was needed by Allah, that
level of development has taken place already. Now, development more than
this it is not required by Allah. It was required by Allah that people
should invent satellites, invent telephones and came up with scientific
inventions. It was very necessary. Allah made all this possible Himself as
He was willing so. People say that Britishs & Americans have done all these
advancements, but the fact is that Allah has got it done. Because Allah had
to send Imam Mehdi and if this system was not there, Imam Mehdi would have
sat at one place. Imam Mahdi was to be sent for the entire world. Prophets
were sent to their particular regions. But Imam Mehdi is to be sent for the
entire world this is why communication system of this world took place. So
that He could arrive every nook and corner and also people could get closer
Question: Do you want to say.. World is going to be
Answer: There will be no further development
Question: But we have heard that before that Imam
Mahdi a.s. will come as well as Jesus will be descended from heavens, war
will take place with Dajjal?
Answer: All these facilities are only for them.
Question: It means that doomsday is not near; even we
heard that Imam Mahdi a.s. will rule for 40 years?
Answer: someone said that he will rule for 10
years, someone said that he will rule 40 years and someone said between the
period of 10 and 40 years.
Question: Will this period be according to our
timeframe or according to system of Allah? Time period of 10 years, 40 years
or between 10 to 40 years?
Answer: This will be according to system of
Question: When Imam Mahdi [AS]
comes, then how people will recognize Him? How appearance of Imam Mahdi will
Answer: Leave the appearance. Now, you should
struggle that how you will accompany Him? How will you be able to recognize
Him? Some people had even admitted that Prophet Muhammad [PBUH] is a
prophet. But, blessed were those who accompany Him [PBUH]. Only, they had
the benefit. If youre saying that He (Imam Mahdi) will come. Now, only you
be benefited, if youll accompany Him (Imam Mahdi). To accompany Him, you
need His recognition; how, youll recognize Him? It is there in a Hadith
(Prophetic tradition) seventy thousand scholars will take Oath of allegiance
(bait) from Dajjal. It is also there, isnt it so? Now, how will they take
Oath of allegiance (bait) from Dajjal/Antichrist and who will be the people
who will recognize Imam Mahdi? When, Dajjal/Anti-christ will declare I am
Imam Mahdi. Ummah (Islamic nation) will say we are unable to identify and
will ask the scholar (Molvi Sahib)! you go fourth and assure through the
knowledge (books of Hadith and Quran) whether he really is a Mahdi or not?
Then, the scholar will go. All the proposition asked by scholar will be
answered by Dajjal because he was sufficient for angels, too. He knows all
the knowledge (books of Hadith and Quran). He will answer all the
propositions. The Scholar's (Molvi Sahib's) mind will be satisfied. Now, it
comes to the heart --- there is no Allah but Satan in the heart of the
Scholar --- that little Satan who had created the sects. Now, there is a
little Satan in his (Scholar's) heart and there would be a bigger Satan in
Dajjal. His mind has satisfied with the answer to the propositions and his
heart has also admitted that Satan (Dajjal as Imam Mahdi). Thus Scholar has
become a disciple of Him by going to Him.
Now, how will the people go towards Mahdi [AS]? How will they recognize Him
[AS]? The same people will approach Mahdi [AS], their minds will neither be
satisfied nor their hearts, because Satan would be in their hearts. Those
who will have the Light of God (noor) in their hearts, regardless even they
are thieves & dacoit they will have the Light of God (Noor) in their hearts,
when they will appear in front of Light, they will surrender (obey) to the
Then it shouldn't be so, that, Balyim Ba'ur was a great Scholar, he (Balyim
Ba'ur) used to worship a lot, when he opposed Prophet Moses [AS], he (Balyim
Ba'ur) will go into hell by forming into a dog. That dog of Ashaab-e-Kahf
(companions of cave), loved Ashaab-e-Kahf. It (dog) didnt used to offer any
prayers, it only loved (companions of cave). It's love was based on truth.
It will then go into heaven in the form of Balyim Ba'ur. Now, you people
develop true love within you. True love will only happen when Allah-Allah
will penetrate into your heart. Then there will be love of God in your heart
--- then, saints will be loved --- then, Imam Mahdi [AS] will be also loved.
Without having this (Allah-Allah) you will never be able to recognize Imam
Sayings about the appearance of Imam
Mahdi and Dajjal/Antichrist
said that now a days the arrival of Imam Mahdi is being conversed in whole
of the world. Many a groups are celebrating the arrival of Imam Mahdi;
many a groups are celebrating the birth of Imam Mahdi and a lot of others
groups think that the period of manifestation of Imam Mahdi is still far
His Holiness Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi further stated that since long it has
been being taught in Hadith (Prophetic traditions) in the past and the
Godly scholars (ulma-e-haq) also used to allocute in the mosques that Imam
Mahdi will come near the end of times and will unite all the religions
into one through �Deen-e-Ellahi� (Religion of God) which is above the
Books and religions and after achieving this, Data Ganj Bakhsh (Ali Bin
Usman Shekih Ali Hajweri) and Khawaja Gharib Nawaz (Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan
Chishty) got high ranks. But king Akbar and Guru Nanak tried to unite the
people of all religions with their imaginary plans but they fail and the
reason for this failure was that this was their own vision. Whereas the
vision of Imam Mahdi would be from Allah; and for this reason He will
succeed to bring together all the religions. His Holiness Riaz Ahmed Gohar
Shahi said that Prophet Isa/Jesus[AS] will come with His nation to help
Imam Mahdi against Dajjal. They all will become �one religion� entering
into His (Imam Mahdi) Circle of Disciples. But one group of Christians
which deny Life and return of Prophet Isa/Jesus[AS] will accompany Dajjal/Antichrist
by refusing to revive faith in Prophet Isa/Jesus[AS].
In the same way the people of other religions also according to their
faith, some will accompany Dajjal/Antichrist considering him and some will
accompany Imam Mahdi [AS] considering Him to be their Reliever/Savior (Masseiha).
As Hazrat Imam Mahdi [AS] would be amongst Muslims and Dajjal/Antichrist
would also be amongst Muslims. Both will be same on the basis on apparent.
Both will recite the same Moto/Kalima; that is why it came in Hadith
Sharif that seventy thousand scholars will go along with Dajjal/Antichrist
but there will be Allah in the heart of Imam Mahdi and Satan in the heart
of the Dajjal/Antichrist.
Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi stated: Now, since the time of manifestation of
Imam Mahdi is nearby, therefore one group of scholars says that Imam Mahdi
will not bring all the religions together but will culminate all the
religions. On this verdict, there appears a question that if Imam Mahdi
will eradicate all the religions then why and how Prophet Isa/Jesus[AS]
and his nation will help Imam Mahdi? This, in-fact, is the result of
perturbation of the scholars.
Because what was the need to send Imam Mahdi only for the guidance of
Muslims when there is Holy Quran available for the guidance of Muslims.
But Quran guides only when it penetrates deep into the heart.
His Holiness Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi said: It is the duty of the scholars
that for God sake tell only correct Hadith(s) regarding Imam Mahdi and
there would be no any confusion; so that the Muslims could recognize
truth/haq and false/batil and any act that would be done against this will
cause them to drown and it would be effort to drown others as well.
May 16 to 31, 1995
enemies of Imam Mehdi (A.S) are agents of Dajjal (Anti Christ)