Definition of Mahdi. Meaning of Mahdi. Synonyms of Mahdi

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Definition of Mahdi

Mahdi
Mahdi Mah"di, n. [Ar., guide, leader.] Among Mohammedans, the last imam or leader of the faithful. The Sunni, the largest sect of the Mohammedans, believe that he is yet to appear. Note: The title has been taken by several persons in countries where Mohammedanism prevails, -- notably by Mohammad Ahmed, who overran the Egyptian Sudan, and in 1885 captured Khartum, his soldiers killing General Gordon, an Englishman, who was then the Egyptian governor of the region.

Meaning of Mahdi from wikipedia

- The Mahdi (Arabic: ٱلْمَهْدِيّ‎, ISO 233: al-mahdīy), meaning "the Rightly Guided One", is an eschatological Messianic figure who, according to Islamic...
- When al-Mahdi was ten years old, his father became the second Abbasid Caliph. When al-Mahdi was young, his father needed to establish al-Mahdi as a powerful...
- al-Hasan al-Mahdi (Arabic: مُحَمَّد بِن ٱلْحَسَن ٱلْمَهْدِي‎, Muḥammad bin al-Ḥasan al-Mahdī) is believed by the Twelver Shia to be the Mahdi, an eschatological...
- Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki (Arabic: عادل عبد المهدي المنتفكي‎, born 18 March 1942) is an Iraqi politician who served as Prime Minister of Iraq from...
- the Mahdi Army (جيش المهدي Jaysh al-Mahdī) that was created by the Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in June 2003 and disbanded in 2008. The Mahdi Army...
- youth, studied **** Islam. On 29 June 1881, he was proclaimed the first Mahdi of the three. He led a successful war against Ottoman-Egyptian military...
- In Muslim eschatology, the Mahdi is a Messianic figure who, it is believed, will appear on Earth before the Day of Judgment, and will rid the world of...
- March 934), better known by his regnal name Abu Muhammad Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi Billah (Arabic: أبو محمد عبيد الله المهدي بالله‎), was the founder of the...
- religious leader Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah, who had proclaimed himself the "Mahdi" of Islam (the "Guided One"), and the forces of the Khedivate of Egypt,...
- Mahdi is the prophesied redeemer of Islam. Mehdi is a variant alternative transliteration. Mahdi may also refer to: Muhammad al-Mahdi or Hujjat Allah...
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