Translation of the letter:
O rulers of the earth, you who brag about your authority, are vain about your armies and weapons, and think that you will rule forever! Fear God for Whom the rule is befitting, Whose authority has established the world, Whose armies and weapons have filled the heavens and the earth; because if He wills, He will have you vanish into the earth such that your fossils will emerge from it after a thousand thousand years, and will not be known from the fossils of reptiles!
Indeed, He has buried numerous nations before you in the soil, or submerged them in water, but rather He has obliterated civilizations and made continents disappear! Where is the Mesopotamian civilization which is the wellspring of legends, and where is the glorious kingdom of Iran and Rome?! Where are the builders of the pyramids of Egypt and those who placed huge stones like small bricks on each other?! Where is Atlantis, the lost continent which they think once existed?! Where are lost people that no one knows their fate but He?! Is He not the One who destroyed Nimrud, threw the house of Pharaoh into the sea, and wiped out Aad and Thamud from the earth, and those to whom seven kings would prostrate, five hundred slaves would carry their thrones, while they had high necks and broad shoulders, gave away gold and jewels, prepared great armies, strutted on the earth, and sang: “We are stronger and higher in rank, and who can overcome us?!”, So He overcame them, and rubbed their noses in the dust such that beetles wriggled in their flesh, and dogs urinated on their bones!
So now, what has encouraged you that you do not submit to Him, when I call you toward Him to yield to His rule, then you do not turn toward me, and are laughing at me?! Will you not look at me unless you are laughing?! Are your planes anything other than flies that fly, are your missiles anything other than mosquitoes that bite, and are your armies anything other than ants that move?! Your palaces will collapse by an earthquake, your cities will be flattened by a storm, and your traces will be wiped out by a flood! Which authority will protect you, and which army and weapon will benefit you, when fatal diseases spread among you, your water sink into the ground, or your oil and gas wells dry up?! What will you drink if it does not rain any longer, and what will you eat if plants do not grow any longer?! Where will you go if a plague overtakes your houses, and how will you sleep if you are overwhelmed by fear?! How will you calm your children, and how will you comfort your women?!
Do you think that no harm will come to you if you do not surrender to Him, and no evil will befall you if you do not yield to His rule?! Death will surely overshadow you, but a thing you will like death more than that! You will tear each other apart, and make clothes from the skin of each other! The father will cut off the head of the son, and the son will eat the flesh of the father! There will not be in all the city a chaste woman nor a trustworthy man, for all will be adulteresses and thieves! You will crawl in filth like worms, and jump in the mud like pigs! You will swear at your fathers and mothers, and spit on the faces of your sisters and brothers! You will deny God, and mock the Day of Judgment! You will prostrate to Satan, and spend your lives on the stomach and the private parts! Hatred will burn your bodies, and fury will diminish your lives! One in every two persons will be crazy, but it will not be known which one! Your soil will smell like feces, and your water will have the color of urine! The sky will cry out, but nobody will listen to it, and the earth will vomit blood, but no one will look at it! Until you drown in your filth, and transform like corpses into salt! This is your best fate if you do not surrender to God, and this is your best end if you do not yield to His rule!
I warn you against this fate so that you may not suffer it, and I frighten you of this end so that you may be saved, but it seems that you are steadfast in ignorance, and do not take my warning seriously; like a child playing with fire, and like a madman running toward a lion! You say to yourselves: “Who is he, what does he say, and what is the rule of God?”, and then you turn away while laughing! Soon you will know who I am, what I say, and what the rule of God is, when the volcano of His wrath gets active, the lava of His punishment erupts, the smoke of His vengeance rises into the sky, sinks your world into darkness, turn your laughs into cries, and your cries into wailing! On that day you will know me, remember my words, curse yourselves, and say: “How ignorant and negligent we were, and how much we lost and were wretched”!
Woe to those who have taken a caliph other than the Caliph of God, and a guardian other than the Guardian from God, and obey one whom God has not commanded to obey; because soon He will flay them alive, break their bones, and throw them into the fire, while there is no rescuer for them! They will bray like donkeys, and howl like wolves, when the scythe of affliction reaps them, and the mill of calamity crushes them!
O human! You have lived your life and been tested! You have tainted the earth with your filth, and darkened the sky with your smoke! The seas do not purify your impurity, nor do the mountains conceal the greatness of your sin! Your hands are covered in blood, and fire blazes from your mouth! Your lust has drowned the cities, and your rage has burned the villages! You have committed crimes for power, and turned toward robbery for wealth! Tell me, how long will you be such a rebel, and how far will you fall like this?! Is it not time that you stopped?! Is it not time that you returned?!
Beware, O people! Know that the punishment of God is close to you; I hear its voice, smell its scent, and see its shadow, but most of you are heedless! If you desire to be saved, then I have advice for you: Ask forgiveness from God, then turn to Him in repentance, and obey one whom He has purified and guided, the one whose description you find in the Scriptures of the Prophets, and whose name you read in the books of the past, not one who has little intellect and many claims, follows passions, and is very tyrannical and aggressive. Then you will see that the earth will be filled with justice as it has been filled with oppression, and justice is sweeter than honey, softer than butter, and purer than snow. But if you refuse, then know that your rule will not save you from God, nor will your armies and weapons protect you from Him, just as the rule of the past people did not save them from Him, nor did their armies and weapons protect them from Him, when His wrath was ignited upon them, and His punishment befell them!
Now, O rebels! Wait for destruction; because I told you that God is passing by, then move out of His way, but you did not do so, and said that the way is wide, so He will inevitably step and trample over you, then you will not be found except under the soil and between stones and roots!
Explanation of the letter:
His Honor’s meaning by the rule of God in this honorable letter is the government of God on the earth, and it will be realized if the government of His Caliph is realized on it, and by one whom God has purified and guided is Imam Mahdi, peace be upon him, whose description has been stated in the Scriptures of the Prophets, and whose name has been stated in the narrations of narrators from all Islamic madhhabs since the first century, and it is obligatory for Muslims to prepare the ground for his government instead of the government of others, in a way that this truthful scholar has explained in his great book Return to Islam and his short book Geometry of Justice, and their refusal to do so leads to the terrible consequences that His Honor has described with wonderful eloquence, as it has already led to some of them, such as a fatal disease called “Corona” that has recently spread among people of the world, killing many of them even in the developed countries that have great authority, armies, and weapons; then it is the interpretation of the words of this righteous servant that has said: “Which authority will protect you, and which army and weapon will benefit you, when fatal diseases spread among you?!”, and he has said that before the emergence of this fatal disease, so God has confirmed his words in order to be a sign for all those who have heard it, so that they may beware before the interpretation of the rest of his words come to them.
Refer to Q&A 92 in order to know about what has been stated in the Scriptures of the Prophets about the description of Imam Mahdi, peace be upon him, to page 280 of the book Return to Islam in order to know about what has been stated about Mahdi in the narrations of narrators, and to page 66 of the book Geometry of Justice in order to know how to prepare the ground for his government.