|Author||Muhammad Muhammadi Rayshahri|
|Original title||دانشنامهٔ امام مهدی|
|Translator||'Abd al-Hadi Mas'udi|
|Subject||Imamate • Imam Mahdi (a)|
|Publisher||Dar al-Hadith Publications|
Dānishnāma-ye Imām Mahdī bar Pāya-ye Qurʾān, Ḥadith wa Tārīkh (Persian: دانشنامهٔ امام مهدی, lit. the encyclopedia of Imam Mahdi developed upon Qur'an, hadith and history) is a 10-volume book in Persian that discusses topics related to Mahdism based on verifiable Islamic scriptures. It is written by Muhammad Muhammadi Rayshahri and assisted by Sayyid Muhammad Kazim Tabatabayi, Mahmud Karimiyan, Muhammad Rida Sajjadi Talab, Sayyid Mahmud Tabatabayi Nizhad and Sayyid Ruhullah Sayyid Tabayi. It is translated to Arabic by 'Abd al-Hadi Mas'udi and printed by Dar al-Hadith Publications.
Introduction the book
Danishnama-ye Imam Mahdi is written in both Arabic and Persian. The cited narrations in this work are checked for their accuracy and all of them have been derived from historically reliable sources and exegeses. This work addresses the following fourteen topics: an overview on Mahdism, Imam Mahdi's (a) biography, Imam Mahdi's (a) occultation, Deputies of Imam Mahdi (a) , communications with Imam Mahdi (a), meeting Imam Mahdi (a), Muslim's role during Imam Mahdi's (a) occultation, Du'a and Istikharah, recommended pilgrimages, signs for the reappearance of Imam Mahdi (a), the rise of Imam Mahdi (a), Imam Mahdi's (a) governing traditions, a collection of poems for Imam Mahdi (a) and bibliography of Mahdism.
About the Author
|Sayyid Muhammad Kazim Tabatabayi (author)|
Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Muḥammad Kāzim Ṭabāṭabāyī (Persian: سید محمد کاظم طباطبایی, b. 1966, Qom, Iran) pursued his education in hawza and went on to become dissertation advisor and supervisor on a number of thesis projects. He has written scores of books and articles including: Guzideh-ye Danishnama-ye Imam Mahdi, Danishnama-ye Amir al-Mu'minin bar Payeh-ye Qur'an, Hadith wa Tarikh, Tarikh-e Hadith-e Shi'a, Mantiq-e Fahm-e Hadith, Mafhum Shinasi wa Barrasi-ye Chigunigi-ye Ta'wil-e Ahadith dar Maktab-e Aqli-e Mulla Sadra, Hadith Khawni-ye Rawishmand and Pazhuhishi Darbareh-ye Ziyaratha-ye Jami'a. Head of Hadith Science and Education Institute and chief editor of Ayat-e Bustan Journal are among his undertakings.
|Mahmud Karimiyan (author)|
Maḥmūd Karīmīyān (Persian: محمود کریمیان, b. 1971 Qom, Iran) pursued his education in hawza by taking classes of scholars like Jawad Tabrizi, Sayyid Mahmud Hashimi Shahrudi, Muhammad Fadil Lankarani, Husayn Wahid Khurasani and Ja'far Subhani. He has a B.A. degree in Islamic Studies and authored scores of books and articles including: Danishnama-ye Amir al-Mu'minin (a), Hikmatnama-ye Imam Husayn (a), Danishnama-ye Imam Husayn (a), Hikmatnama-ye Payambar-e A'zam (s), Danishnama-ye Imam Mahdi (a), I'tibarsanji wa Fiqh al-Hadith-e Akharin Tudi', Ta'amul-e du Maktab-e Hadithi-ye Shi'a wa Sunni.
|Muhammad Rida Sajjadi Talab (author)|
|Sayyid Mahmud Tabatabayi Nizhad (author)|
Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Maḥmūd Ṭabāṭabāyī Nizhād (Persian: سید محمود طباطبایینژاد, b. 1962, Yazd, Iran) pursued his education in hawza by taking classes of scholars like Jawad Tabrizi, Muhammad Fadil Lankarani, Ali Panah Ishtihardi, Sayyid Musa Shubayri Zanjani and Sayyid Ahmad Madadi. He has authored scores of books and articles including: Danishnama-ye Amir al-Mu'menin, Hikmatnama-ye Imam Husayn, Siyasatnama-ye Imam Ali, Danishnama-ye Imam Husayn, Shahadatnama-ye Imam Husayn, Danishnama-ye Imam Mahdi, Zindiginama-ye Ahl al-Bayt and Farhangnama-ye Ziyarat-e Atabat.
|Sayyid Ruhullah Sayyid Tabayi (author)|
Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Rūḥullāh Sayyid Ṭabāyī pursued his education in hawza. He has been contributor to several books including: Guzida-ye Shahadatnama-ye Imam Husayn (a), Hikmatnama-ye Imam Husayn (a), Danishnama-ye Imam Husayn (a), Guzida-ye Danishnama-ye Imam Husayn (a), Danishnama-ye Imam Mahdi (a) and Mawsu'a-ye Ahl-e Bayt and Farhangnama-ye Ziarat-e 'Atabat.
|Abd al-Hadi Mas'udi (author)|
Hujjat al-Islam ʿAbd al-Hādī Masʿudī (Persian:عبدالهادی مسعودی, b. 1965) pursued his education in hawza by taking classes of scholars such as Jawad Tabrizi, Husayn Wahid Khurasani, Sayyid Musa Shubayri Zanjani. Besides teaching at university, he has written scores of books and articles including: Waz' wa Naqd-e Hadith, Hikmatnama-ye Adab, Hikmatnama-ye Shadi, Uksir al-Mahabba, Rahnama-ye Muhabbat, Mabani wa Rawish-e Andisha-ye 'Ilmi-ye Imam Sadiq, Pazhuhishi Darbara-ye Ru'yat-e Imam dar Ruzigar-e Ghaybat-e Kubra and Sima-ye Ahl-e Bayt. Member of founders' board of Dar al-Hadith, director at Dar al-Hadith Research Center, chairperson of department of hadith at Dar al-Hadith College and teacher at: University of Tehran, Sharif University of Technology, University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Usul al-Din College, Tehran University of Religions and Denominations are among his undertakings.
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