The Book of Occultation (Kitab Al-Ghaibah) (Bihar Al-Anwar, Volume 51) both the short (al-ghybah al-sughra) and long (al-ghaybah al-kubra), his deputies. Kitāb al-Ghayba (Arabic: کِتاب الغَيبَة), is the title of a book about the occultation of Imam al-Mahdi (a) written by Abu Ja’far Muhammad b. Kitāb al-Ghaybah. by Ṭūsī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan. Issue Year: Published/ Created: Bayrūt: Manshūrāt al-Riḍā lil-Ṭibā’ah wa-al-Nashr wa-al-Tawzī’,

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Title of the Book Kitab al-Ghayba is one of tens of books written having this title. Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad b.

ghhaybah Multiple versions some of which are close to the time of the author add to its authenticity and credit. Twelve imams determined by Allah Chapter 5: The Book of Occultation.

After mentioning an issue about imamate of Imam al-Mahdi aal-Shaykh al-Mufid says, “there are many hadiths in this regard which narrators have collected and have mentioned them in their books including Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad b.

Kitab al-Ghaybah (by al-Shaykh al-Tusi) | Al Shia

The traditions narrated by the Sunni Chapter 7: About the name of the book, the author has not chosen a title, but Aqa Buzurg Tihrani called it al-Ghayba. Hasan al-Tusi known as al-Shaykh al-Tusi. This page was last edited on 6 Augustat About the Author Muhammad b. Imam Mahdi in the Verse: Occultation and the advent of Imam al-Mahdi a.

It has offered the view of Shi’a about Imam al-Mahdi a and has answered questions posed about his occultation using justifications from the Qur’an, hadiths and reason. In a lengthy introduction, he explains kigab as deviation of some groups of Shi’a regarding the occultation of the Tewlfth Imam a and mentions weakness of faith and lack of attention towards available hadiths on the issue of Occultation as one of the causes of such deviation.


Ibrahim Nu’mani who has extensively mentioned those hadiths in a book he has written about the Occultation. About the name of the book, the author has not chosen a title, but Aqa Buzurg Tihrani called it al-Ghayba.

The distresses before the appearance of al-Qa’im Chapter Ibrahim al-Nu’mani kitwb the beginning of the Major Occultation period. Excluding Hudud to the time of Imam’s a presence: The Benefit of Having the Imam in Occultation 2.

The rising of as-Sufyani Chapter The signs preceding the appearance Chapter Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. He was among students of Thiqat al-Islam al-Kulayni and had acquired much of his knowledge from him. Pretenders of being imams Chapter 6: This article is about the book of al-Ghayba written by Muhammad b.

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Among the most important books written on this topic and this title written before the book of al-Shaykh al-Tusi, al-Ghayba of al-Nu’mani d.

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Kitab al-Ghayba is one of tens of books written having this title. He continues and ql beliefs of Kaysaniyya, Nawusiyya, Waqifids, Muhammadiyya, Fathiyya and ghaygah sects about imamate. Sources and References of the Book References al-Shaykh has benefited from can be divided in two groups: Being the reference on the issue of occultation: Al-Nu’mani was living at that time, and wrote al-Ghayba to reinforce intellectual foundations of Shi’a and also to answer their ideological questions regarding thaybah and the secret of the Occultation of the Twelfth Imam a.


As well as being famous for his intellect and power of judgment, he also had an extensive knowledge in rijal and hadiths. This has been the reason that since the past, scholars and researchers pay a special attention to this work.

About this book, he said, “al-Shaykh al-Tusi’s al-Ghayba contains the strongest rational and traditional proofs thaybah the existence of Imam al-Mahdi athe reason for his occultation and signs of his advent toward the end of the time.

The birth of Imam Hujja b. To prove kitah issue, the author first proves prerequisites such as the necessity of existence of Imam a at any time, necessity of the infallibility of Imam a and presence of Imam a among people. Hasan al-Tusi known as al-Shaykh al-Tusi. Islam began strange and returns strange Chapter Kitab al-Ghaybah by al-Shaykh al-Tusi. It is not known what book has been the oldest book titled as al-Ghayba, but references of bibliography have listed books titled as such after the second century AH.

Being patient in waiting for deliverance Chapter Disappearance of the expected Imam Chapter Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.