Aimat Tahereen

  • Imam Maulana Al-Imam A-Taiyyeb SA

    The 21st Imam Maulana Al-Imam A-Taiyyeb SA was born in Al-Moizziya Al-Qahera on the 4th of Rabi-ul-Akhar 524H. It was a Sunday. He was given the kuniyat Abul-Qasim.

    His father Imam Aamir SA, knowing of his own impending shahadat (martyrdom) publicized the birth of his son and made the succession of Imam Taiyyeb SA as the next Imam well known. Imperial missives were sent to all parts of the Dawah in this effect. One such missive is famously known to us as the “Sijil-ul-Bisharat’’ which reached Maulatena Hurratul Maleka RA in The Yemen. She then made it known to all as had been instructed. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Mansoor Al-Aamir Bi-ahkaamillahSA

    The 20th Imam, Imam Mansoor Al-Aamir Bi-ahkaamillah SA was born on the 13th of Moharram-ul-Haraam 490H in Al-Qahera (Cairo).

    He ascended the throne of Imamate at the age of five following the passing away of Imam Musta`li Billah AS. The oath of allegiance for the Imam was conducted that very day in the court and letters were sent to distant territories notifying them of the 19th Imam`s passing away and the succession of the 20th Imam. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Ahmed Al MustaliSA

    Imam Ahmed Al Mustali SA was the true heir to his father, the 18th Imam Al-Mustansir billah SA. One day before his birth, Imam Mustansir SA heard his elder sons, Nizar and Abdullah arguing, each claiming to be the heir to the throne of Imamat. Imam Mustansir SA rebuked them saying, “Do not aspire for what does not belong to you. The deserving one is still here,” and he pointed towards his back. When Imam Ahmed was born in 467 hijri, Imam Mustansir SA conveyed the good tidings throughout his kingdom, and proclaimed him to be the next Imam. Imam Ahmed was brought up on nobility and divinity. His father Imam Mustansir would seat him on his right and all his other sons on his left. He appointed him his successor and ordered all his sons and family to obey him. When Imam Mustansir expired and Imam Musta’li became the 19th Imam, his brother Nizar was the first to pledge allegiance. However, Nizar became jealous of the Imam’s status. Imam Ahmed SA reminded him of their father’s advice, and displayed miracles to prove that he is the true successor. The Imam’s other brother, Abdullah, who had also gone astray and had joined hands with Nizaar, repented upon seeing the miracles. However, Nizaar did not relent. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Maulana Ma`ad-nil-Mustansir Billah SA

    The 18th Imam, Maulana Ma`ad-nil-Mustansir BillahSA was born on a Tuesday morning, on the 16th of Shehrullahil Moazzam 420H. He was barely 7 years old when his father Imam Zahir SA passed away in Shabaan 427H.

    It is related that The Misaaq (oath of allegiance) to Imam Mustansir Billah SA was conducted on that same day. The Imam wore a robe with sleeves 12 feet long. The Imam`s wazir, Ali-bin-Ahmed Najeeb-u-Dawlat, ordered an assembly of all of the Imam`s commanders-in chief. They were then seated and Imam Mustansir Billah SA was present but veiled behind a curtain. Jorhani reminded the assembly of Imam Zahir`s SA decree regarding the oath of allegiance for his son Imam Mustansir Billah SA and asked them to renew that oath. On their affirmation, he revealed that Imam Zahir SA had passed away to sojourn with Rasulullah SA and his progeny before instructing that the curtain be raised. Then, once again, they all renewed their Misaaq for the new Imam SA, kissed the ground in front of him and the sleeve of his robe. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Ali AzzahirSA

    When the 17th Imam, Ali Azzahir SA ascended the throne of Imamat after the ghaibat of his father the 16th Imam, Husain Al-Hakim SA, he was only 16 years of age. He did not disclose the ghaibat of his father for a period of time till the kingdom stabilized. The Imam enforced the shariat, revived the sunnat and put an end to bid’at (corrupt practices) in all parts of his kingdom. His name was proclaimed in khutba in Misr, Haramain (Makka Moazzamah and Madina Munawwarah) and in other parts of North Africa – such was the sway of his kingdom. His days were marked by peace, progress and the absence of any uprising and bloodshed. Cities and towns were safe and secure. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Al Hakim be amrillahSA

    The 16th Imam, Husain Al-Hakim SA was born on the 3rd of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 375 H, and ascended to the throne of Imamat at the young age of eleven. Imam Hakim SA was known for his austerity, likened to that of Amir-ul-Mumineen, Maulana Ali SA. His philanthropy was such that people from all parts of his kingdom flocked to his presence to receive his charity. It was his custom to sit at one of the windows of his palace and distribute alms to the poor, It is said that the account keeper once submitted a written request to Imam SA urging him to reduce his charity, saying that there would not be left any individual in the east or the west who would not seek it. The Imam SA wrote back instructing him to continue the charity as always, emphasizing the belief that Allah was the provider and his resources, unlike those of the human, are inexhaustible. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Al Aziz BillahSA

    Imam Al Aziz Billah SA, the 15th Imam, was born on 14 Moharram 344 H, Imam Al Aziz became Imam at the age of 21 years and proceeded to reign for 21 years. Imam Aziz’s father and predecessor, Imam Moiz SA had firmly established the Fatemid kingdom in North Africa and extended it well beyond Hijaz. Consequently, Imam Aziz did not need to engage in any kind of warfare. His days were marked with peace and prosperity and absence of any bloodshed. A few dissidents who tried to raise their heads were quelled and the revolts were nipped in the bud. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Moiz SA

    The 14th Imam, Imam Moiz Billah SA conquered Misr (Egypt). His mamlakat stretched from Al Maghreb to al Hind (India) eastwards and Sicily to the North. The Imam erased the last remaining rebel factions of the Barbars, secured the borders of his sultanate and marshaled a reign of peace and prosperity.

    After dispatching with the Barbars, who surrendered their weapons, the Imam SA sent his most trusted military commander Jawhar al Siqilli to al Maghreb to flush out the last remaining pockets of Umayyid rule and influence. The Umayyids fled to al Andalus. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Ismail al MansurSA

    Imam Ismail al Mansur SA succeeded his father Imam Mohammed al Qa’im Biamrillah SA when the insurgence of Dajjal was at a rise. Imam Ismail al Mansur “the Victorious” SA took on the title of Amir ul Mumineen only after he annihilated Dajjal and eradicated the darkness of his fitnat. His letters and dispatches before were issued from the office of “wali-e-ehed,” the heir apparent.

    It was written that Imam al Mansur SA would destroy the forces of Dajjal, and bring peace to the kingdom. His father said of him when he was yet in the womb of his mother: “This is the alleviator of hardship, the extinguisher of the fire of fitnat. Allah will extinguish the fire of Dajjal’s fitnat at his hand.” And so it came to pass. Continue Reading

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  • Imam Mohammed Al Qa’imSA

    The Fatemi dawat and dawlat was founded in Al Maghreb (Tunis) with Al Mahdiyah as its capital. Imam Mohammed SA whose laqab is “Al Qa’im Biamrillah,” and whose kunyat is “Abil Qasim,” succeeded his father Imam Al Mahdi SA to the throne as Imam and sultan.

    Imam al Qa’im SA maintained justice, taqwa and upheld the true shariat of Rasulullah SAW as it remained unchanged in the hands of its veritable owners, the Aimmat Fatemiyeen SA. Unyielding was his reign; but the open and hostile attacks of the dissidents and defiant disbelievers onto the dawat and dawlat of the Imam SA, caused turbulence and unrest. The dissidents practiced open war against the Imam SA, audacious and conceited in the face of their eventual doom and downfall, for Allah sees all and no misdeed goes unpunished. Continue Reading

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