Promised Mahdi: The son of Imam Hasan Askari

Muhammad Hasan Ghara Maleki

In this paper, using three historical, narrative and rational approaches, we are going to prove this claim that the promised Mahdi is the son of Imam Hasan Askari (Pbuh). In conclusion, we will analyze some of doubts of contemporary schools that denied Mahdism. Additionally, we will make criticism of the issue that Babi and Baha’i accused Sheikh Ahmad Ehsani and Sayyid Rashti of promising the advent in addition to considering Bab and Baha as promised Mahdi.