Do Sunnis believe in Mahdi?

The concept of the Mahdi is a central tenet of Shi’a theology, but many Sunni Muslims also believe in the coming of a Mahdi, or rightly guided one, at the end of time to spread justice and peace. He will also be called Muhammad and be a descendant of the Prophet in the line of his daughter Fatima (Ali’s wife).

What did Prophet Muhammad say about Mahdi?

Book 31, Number 4272: Narrated Abu Sa’id al-Khudri: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: The Mahdi will be of my stock, and will have a broad forehead a prominent nose. He will fill the earth will equity and justice as it was filled with oppression and tyranny, and he will rule for seven years.

What does the Quran say about The Mahdi?

Though the Mahdi is not referenced in the Quran, and is absent from several canonical compilations of hadith — including the two most-revered Sunni hadith collections: Sahih al-Bukhari and Sahih Muslim — he is mentioned in other hadith literature.

Is Imam Mahdi Shia or Sunni?

Most Sunni Muslims reject that he was the Mahdi and believe that the Mahdi has not yet been born. They believe his exact identity is only known to Allah and accept the idea that he is to be from the descendants of Muhammad….Muhammad al-Mahdi.

Muhammad al-Mahdi مُحَمَّد ٱلْمَهْدِي 12th Imam of Twelver Shia
Known for Last Twelver Imam

What are the signs of Imam Mahdi coming?

The hadith of Ja’far al-Sadiq mentions these signs: “the appearance of Sufyani and Yamani, the loud cry in the sky, the murder of Nafs-e-Zakiyyah, and the earth swallowing (a group of people) in the land of Bayda which is a desert between Mecca and Medina.

Who is the parents of Imam Mahdi?

Hasan al-Askari
Muhammad al-Mahdi/Parents

Who is the current Imam?

The 75-year-old Aga Khan, who is believed to be a direct descendant of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, is the 49th Imam or spiritual leader of the Ismailis.