W H Y S H O U L D T H I S C O N C E R N YO U ?
Who is Imam Mehdi?
04 Contemporary Sufis Exposed
07 What is Sufism?
10 Sufism: A Brief History
13 Are There Such Things as Sufi
14 How To Recognise a True Sufi
15 Sufism: The Knowledge of
18 HDE Gohar Shahi’s Foolproof
Formula for Recognising
The concept of Imam Mehdi in Islam differs among its
denominations. Every sect has its own notion of who
Imam Mehdi is and what his purpose is in the world.
What every sect does agree upon is that Imam Mehdi
will appear in the end times and establish justice in
Similarly, every religion has its own concept of an
Awaited Saviour who will provide salvation to mankind
in the end times. He is known as the Promised Messiah
in Judaism and the Foretold Kalki Avatar in Hinduism.
This begs the question: if all religions awaited different
saviours of equal power, would there not be a divine
tug of war between them?
It simply means that humanity awaits a single
personality, who is known by different titles in
Due to the misguided concepts of Imam Mehdi
presented especially by the Shi’ite and Wahhabi
sects, the West has been given a corrupted concept of
Imam Mehdi that has no basis in reality. They have
been led to believe that Imam Mehdi will be a figure
catering to the Muslims of Iran or Saudi Arabia, who
will be hostile towards the West. They have come to
see Imam Mehdi as a threat to their very existence.
This misperception has also been made popular by
authors such as Joel Rosenberg, whose book, The First
Hostage, paints Imam Mehdi in a diabolical light.
The purpose of this magazine is to disprove the false
image of Imam Mehdi portrayed to the world and
present the original concept with references from holy
We authoritatively proclaim that Imam Mehdi is
not a warrior. His message of divine love and peace
is universally acceptable. He is not an enemy of
Israel, the Jewish community, the USA, Christians or
any other religious or national group. He is the one
awaited by all mankind and he shall establish the
Kingdom of God on Earth alongside Jesus Christ.
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This magazine is published by Messiah Foundation
International, a non-profit organisation that aims to
promote interfaith unity. It is supported by voluntary
donations and is not for sale.
The purpose of The True Mehdi publication is to
clear misconceptions about the Awaited Imam Mehdi,
deliver Imam Mehdi’s unifying message of divine love to
humanity and promote his revolutionary teachings.
The True Mehdi is printed monthly by Messiah
Foundation International in London, United Kingdom.