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Various objections have been raised regarding the birth of Hazrat Mahdi (A.T.F.S.). Keeping in mind the necessity for brevity we shall discuss only two types of objections- hoping the sensible people would be able to get the replies to other objections too.

  

A number of traditions have been narrated from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w. a.) of Islam and the truthful Imams of Ahle-bayt (a.s.), regarding the uprising of Qaem-al-Mahdi towards the end of this world and his overthrowing the unjust and tyrant rulers and filling the earth with justice and fair play. Hence the unjust Abbasi caliphs were very much afraid of the uprising of Qaem al Mahdi, They utilized their entire resources to finish him. Ten years before the birth of Hazrat Mahdi (ATFS).

  

Shaykh Mufid, a distinguished Shi’ite scholar, also wrote in al Irshad: ” When Imam Hasan al’ Askari ( a. s, passed away, the caliph of that time, pursued his son because the Shi’ite Imamiyyah’s belief was famous and was spread about that the Shi’ites were awaiting His Eminence” Mu’tadid, one of the tyrant ‘ Abbasid caliphs who ruled from 279 to 289 A. H, decided all at once to destroy the entire family of al ‘ Askari when he heard that more than twenty

  

The majority of the world’s religions irrespec¬tive of their being divine or earthly, believe in the advent of a ‘Saviour’. The spiritual leaders of different religions have discussed and debated on this subject. A Saviour is described as deliverer of the mankind, who will appear in the ultimate era of the world, fill this earth with justice and equity as it would be filled with tyranny and oppression, eradicate deviation and ignorance and disseminate monotheism and justice.