The news about rise of a man called “Mansoor” from Transoxiana ahead of a man called “Harith ibn Harrath”, in order to prepare the grounds for sovereign ruling of the household of Muhammad peace be upon him and his household, is a Wahid news which Abu Dawud has narrated in his Sunan with a Hasan evidence in the opinion of Ahl al-Hadith, from Halal ibn Amru, from Ali, from the God’s prophet peace be upon him and his household, but there are differences in its versions; Because this is apparent from the issued version that “Mansoor” is ahead of “Harith ibn Harrath” which is strange; Since there is not any witness or equivalent for it in other narrations, but from Qunduzi version in Yanabi al-Muwadda, the unity of “Mansoor” and “Harith” and non-contradiction of them is apparent, that there is witness and equivalent for it in other narrations and therefore, some researchers have stated that the mentioned “Harith” in this narration, is the same “Mansoor Khorasani” and their reason, regardless of the Qunduzi version, is that there is no trace of this “Harith” in other narrations and only “Mansoor” is mentioned as the person who will rise from Khorasan. Yes, Qazi Noʿman in Sharh al-Akhbar from Abdur Razaq, from Ali, from the God’s prophet peace be upon him and his household, has narrated the mentioned news in a way that informs “Mansoor” is ahead of “Mahdi”, not ahead of any other man; Given that it has been said in it: «يَقُومُ رَجُلٌ مِنْ وُلْدِي، عَلَى مُقَدَّمَتِهِ رَجُلٌ يُقالُ لَهُ الْمَنْصُورُ، يُوَطِّئُ لَهُ -أَوْ قالَ: يُمَكِّنُ لَهُ- واجِبٌ عَلَى كُلِّ مُؤْمِنٍ نُصْرَتُهُ -أَوْ قالَ: إِجابَتُهُ»; “A man of my children will rise, a man called “Mansoor” is ahead of him who will prepare the grounds for him -or said: will make possibility for him- It is obligatory to any believer to aid him -or said: to respond to him” and accordingly, “Harith” is considered of the titles of Mahdi peace be upon him who according to what is apparent from some narrations, is in Khorasan before his advent and accompanies “Mansoor Khorasani”; As in a narration which has mentioned the black flags, it has been said: «فَإِنَّ فِیها خَلیفَةَ اللّهِ الْمَهْدِيَّ»; “Indeed Mahdi, the caliph of God is among them” and it has been said in another narration: «فَإِنَّ الْمَهْدِيَّ وَ النَّصْرَ مَعَهُمْ»; “Indeed Mahdi and Nasr are with them”, furthermore it is possible that “Nasr” is a distortion of “Mansoor” and maybe in the original narration it has been said: «فَإِنَّ الْمَهْدِيَّ وَ المَنْصُورَ مَعَهُمْ»; “Indeed Mahdi and Mansoor are with them” and this reveals the meaning of the Abu Dawud news and can be from that aspect which is narrated: «مِنَ الْمَغْرِبِ يَقُومُ وَ أَصْلُهُ مِنَ الْمَشْرِقِ وَ هُناكَ يَسْتَوِي قِيامُهُ وَ يَتِمُّ أَمْرُهُ»; “(Mahdi) will rise from west, but its origin is from east and his rise will form and his works will be organized in there”. The result is that the Abu Dawud news, is a Wahid and uncertain news and is narrated in two different ways and in each of them, different perspective is accepted and with above description, one cannot be limited to that.
Yes, the news about rise of a man called “Mansoor” from Khorasan with black flags for inviting toward Mahdi and preparing the grounds for his sovereign ruling, is not limited to this one news, rather this is apparent that it exceeds hundreds of various news with plenty of evidences in narrative books of Sunni and Shiite, and this number is indeed Mutawatir and leaves no place to doubt about its correctness; Except that Mansoor Hashemi Khorasani, although has indeed risen from Jeyhoon shore and undoubtedly invites toward Mahdi and truly prepares the grounds for his excellency’s sovereign ruling and practically has raised up black flags to confront the black flags of ISIS, does not claim to be the very “promised Mansoor”; Since his rise is not a superstitious and fictitious rise at all, rather is an absolute truth and a reality on earth which there is no place for claims in its holy presence; As his rise from Khorasan is an absolute reality and his black flags confronting the black flags of ISIS, is an absolute reality and his invitation toward Mahdi and his preparation of the ground for his excellency’s sovereign ruling, is an absolute reality and his great book, “Return To Islam” is the cultural and ideological engineering for the global revolution. With above description, how low-minded are those who want to make ways for claims in the holy presence of this absolute and real movement, in order to harm its calmness and wisdom with this low-minded method and cause the burnt servants of God to doubt about it, and open the mouths of blabbers against it, while if they were after the truth, they would see it with their two eyes and if they were after the reality, they would hear it with their two ears and at that time, they would not leave definitives for unspecifics!
A few days ago, a man came to Mansoor Hashemi Khorasani from a very distant land and after he had some conversation with him, he took his hand and said: “I witness that you are the promised preparer of the grounds for appearance of Mahdi that Prophet of God has commanded us to accompany”! When the honorable man heard this, he pulled out his hand immediately and told him with reproof:
“Leave me alone oh you brother! Have you come all along this far distant trip to deceive me about my religion?! I swear to God that I will prepare the grounds for reappearance of Mahdi but I do not care what will you name me; Because I have not chosen the blue sky as my roof top and I have not selected the soil on earth as my carpet and I have not thrown myself like a stone into the ocean of sedition and disaster so that you come from your land and name me a promised person! Am I not the son of man?! So call me the “son of man” and accompany me on the route that I have started because I am heading to Mahdi and I will get to him with you or without you”!
Then as he was standing up to leave he said with a loud voice:
“I am an announcer ahead of Mahdi who calls: Clear the way”!
Now, you “Youth who love his excellency Mahdi”!
If you are truly “Youth who love his excellency Mahdi”, know that helping “the promised ground preparer of Mahdi’s advent” is not obligatory because he is “promised”, rather it is obligatory because he is “the ground preparer of Mahdi’s advent”, and if you are “Youth who love his excellency Mahdi”, must rise to aid him, although you do not consider him “promised”! Good for those who have insight; Since they see the truth behind a thousand curtains, and Woe to those who are blind; Since they do not see the truth, even if it is in front of their eyes!
But the narration about the conjunction of Mars and Saturn and its implying over the incidents close to the advent of Mahdi, is a weak and Wahid narration which it is not permissible to rely on it; Specially given that it is opposed to prohibitions of Islam about looking into astronomy to predict incidents, even though it is real like sorcery.
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