Another portent of Hazrat Mahdi (as) revealed by Ýmam Rabbani has come about: the appearance of a double-tailed comet resembling a horn
| You repeatedly ask about A BRIGHT PILLAR BORN FROM THE EAST. |
According to his Companions, the Messenger of Allah (saas) said:
"When Abbasi Malik arrives at Khorasan, one of the signs of the coming of the promised Mahdi, A DOUBLE-TOOTHED (1) LIGHT SHEDDING (2) HORN (3) WILL APPEAR IN THE EAST."
According to the account, that pillar had two heads.
The first birth of this pillar was at the time of the destruction of the people of Nuh (as). The same thing was born when they cast Ibrahim (as) into the fire. It was born again in the time of Pharaoh and his people.
It was born again at the time of the martyring of the Prophet Yahya (as).
Let whoever sees it seek shelter in Allah from the evil of corruption.
That whiteness emerging from the East was formerly in the shape of a radiant pillar. A curvature then came to it, and it took the form of a horn.
It is probable, therefore:
-it is described as double-headed probably because both sides will be thin and resemble a tooth, and it will have a head at both ends. Indeed, if a blade has a cutting edge on two sides,
-They use the term double-headed.
My brother Sheikh Muhammad Takhir Badahshi came from Confor. He says:
-There are two heads on the upper part of that pillar. They resemble two teeth. There is a short space between them.
This was recognized at the desert.
The same report was also given by another community.
But this birth is not that which will appear at the coming of the Mahdi. That is because his appearance will be at the beginning of the century. Eighteen years have currently gone by since the beginning of the century.
The hadith says this about the portents of Hazrat Mahdi (as):
"A TAILED STAR (COMET) WILL BE BORN IN THE EAST AND SHED ITS LIGHT."
That comet has been born. But is it that one, or another similar one?
-That this star is called a comet, is probably based on the following:
-The course of the constant IS FROM WEST TO EAST (4)...
The situation of this star follows this course. In other words, its head faces east and its tail faces west. The long white part is in its rear. Therefore:
-It is appropriate for it to be described as having a tail.
ITS DAILY PASSAGE, ON THE OTHER HAND, IS FROM EAST TO WEST. (5)
Allah best knows the truth.
Imam Rabbani, Maktubat, Letter 381, p. 1184
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The expression “a double-toothed, light-shedding horn will appear,“ described by our Prophet (saas) in the hadith as a portent of the coming of the awaited Hazrat Mahdi (as) in the End Times and described in detail by Imam Rabbani refers to the comet Lulin, which came closest to the Earth on 24 February, 2009. The way that the terms in the hadith completely fit the characteristics of the comet Lulin is a great miracle and glad tidings for believers awaiting the coming of Hazrat Mahdi (as).
(1) ... double-toothed...:
The fact that the tail of the comet Lulin is forked completely matches the term double-toothed in the hadith.
(2) ... light-shedding...:
The term light-shedding in the hadith refers to the brightness of the comet Lulin, which exceeded that of six stars as it approached the Earth.
(3) ... a horn...:
The main distinguishing feature between Lulin and other comets is that as well as the comet having a tail in the rear of its body, it also has a tail in the front. Examination of photographs of Lulin and its two tails immediately put one in mind of a horn.
(4) The course of the constant is from west to east...:
The hadith goes on to say that “The course of the constant is from west to east...“ This refers to the movement of heavenly bodies, which information is in full agreement with the astronomical findings of the 20th century. Indeed, all heavenly bodies travel from WEST to EAST.
(5) Its daily passage, on the other hand, is from east to west. ...:
Here the expression “Its daily passage, on the other hand, ...” indicates that the comet Lulin, as opposed to all other heavenly bodies, travel from east to west.
The fact that this characteristic, seen in no other heavenly body, applies to the comet Lulin and that this was described 1,400 years ago by our Prophet (saas) as a portent of the coming of Hazrat Mahdi (as) is a great miracle.