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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This page was last edited on 6 Augustat 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’anhadiths and reason. Title of the Book. Al-Nu’mani organized twenty six chapters in three parts of “basics of occultation”, “period of occultation” and “time of the advent and la signs “. Imam Mahdi in Sunnism 2. Views Read View source View history.

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Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. This book is among important references for knowing Imam al-Mahdi a and his occultation.

Excluding Hudud to the time of Imam’s a presence: 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. Structure of the Book This book has been arranged in 8 chapters: The rising of as-Sufyani Chapter Being the reference on the issue of occultation: The Book of Occultation. 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.

The Imamate and the Will Chapter 4: The Benefit of Having the Imam in Occultation 2.

He had many works. The author intended to narrate hadiths throughout the book, and rarely he has added an explanation from himself and does not repeat narrations in different chapters. In the introduction to the book, al-Nu’mani mentions some points ktab the situation of his time and the reason for compiling al-Ghayba.

Kitab al-Ghaybah by al-Shaykh al-Tusi. For other uses, see Al-Ghayba disambiguation. This book contains narrations from the Prophet s and Imams a on the issue of occultation and its related issues. This version has a list of Qur’anic verses, names of prophets, angels and 14 infallibles, narrators, ambiguous points, clans and sects, places and times, references for the research and thematic index. He was among students of Thiqat al-Islam al-Kulayni and had acquired much of his knowledge from him.

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Kitab al-Ghayba: The Book of Occultation

This article is about the book written by al-Shaykh al-Tusi. For other uses, see Al-Ghayba disambiguation.

For other usages, see Al-Ghayba disambiguation. The oldest version of the book is available in the library of Astan Quds Razavi. After the demise of al-Sayyid al-Murtada, he took the leadership of Twelver Shi’a and educated many students.

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Sources and References of the Book References al-Shaykh has benefited from can be divided in two groups: Al-Hujjah must appear Chapter Ak menu Personal tools Log in. The distresses al-Qa’im meets from people Chapter Among the fruits of al-Shaykh al-Tusi’s scientific activities has been Shi’a ijtihad’s achievement of independence from other Islamic sects including Sunni sects.


References which are not available now such as Sa’d b. Ansariyan Publications – Qum. The signs preceding the appearance Chapter The total number of narrations in this book is presented in twenty six chapters. This book is a reference for many other references kitba sources of Shi’a scholars. Kitab al-Ghayba is one of tens of books written having this title.

Al-Nu’mani was zl at that time, and wrote al-Ghayba to reinforce intellectual foundations of Shi’a and also to answer their ideological questions regarding imamate and the secret of the Occultation of the Twelfth Imam a.

Ibrahim Nu’mani who has extensively mentioned those hadiths in a book he has written about the Occultation. The Benefit of Having the Imam in Occultation 1. Ali al-Bajali or al-Shuja’i and although he is not famous, others have recited the book before him and then his son, Husayn b.

Imam Mahdi in the Verse: This book is among important ghaaybah for knowing Imam al-Mahdi a and his occultation.