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 guided one") is an eschatological redeemer of Islam who, according to some Islamic traditions...
- al-Mahdi (Arabic: حُجَّة ٱللَّٰه ٱبْن ٱلْحَسَن ٱلْمَهْدِيّ‎, Ḥujjat Allāh ibn al-Ḥasan al-Mahdīy) is believed by Shia Twelver Muslims to be the Mahdi, an...
- Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki (Arabic: عادل عبد المهدي المنتفكي‎, born 1 January 1942) is an Iraqi politician who served as Prime Minister of Iraq from...
- Sadiq al-Mahdi (Arabic: الصادق المهدي‎), also known as Sadiq as-Siddiq (born December 25, 1935), is a Sudanese political and religious figure who was...
- 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...
- mystical interpretation of Islam. On 29 June 1881, he was proclaimed the Mahdi by his disciples, the messianic redeemer of the Islamic faith. His proclamation...
- 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...
- Mahdi is the prophesied redeemer of Islam. Mahdi may also refer to: Muhammad al-Mahdi (869–?), twelfth and final Imam of Twelver Shi`a Islam Al-Mahdi...
- 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...
- The Mahdi is a 1981 thriller novel by Philip Nicholson, writing as A. J. Quinnell. The book was published in 1981 by Macmillan in the UK then in January...
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