I was wondering where Imam Zaman (Mahdi) is living now?
Actually I want to know more information about his precise location. (Shia view)
Note: Imam Mahdi (a.j.) is the last (12th) Imam of Shia who ...
According to a narration from Sheikh Muhammad bin Ibrahim Nomani, al-Ghaybah al-Nomani p. 189:
The owner of this task [The Hazrat Mahdi] will have a resemblance to Yusuf (as).And I said: It is as if you are telling us of a disappearance or astonishment. He said: The brothers of YUSUF were clever and intelligent. They were children of a prophet. They came into the presence of Yusuf and talked to him, and addressed him and shopped with him. They did not recognize him, even though they were his brothers; until he introduced himself to them and said, “I am Yusuf.” Then they recognized him. So how will this lost and aimless people deny that Allah can hide His Hujjat [Hazrat Mahdi (as)] from them? Yusuf was the ruler of Egypt, and his father was 18 days’ journey away. Had Yusuf wished to make his presence known, he had the power to do so. I swear to Allah that when they gave the good news to Yaqub (as) he went to Egypt in 9 days, and if Allah applies the very same process to His Hujjat [Hazrat Mahdi (as)], why does this nation deny this?
Or in a similar Hadith Imam Jafar al Sadiq (a.s.) (as the 6th Imam of Shi'a) says the same but adding this to it as well:
He walks in your markets or on your carpets...( meaning that he isn't in the skies or in the caves or another dimension, He is right were the people are, and from time to time he visits the righteous people)
Meaning that he is among us, but we just don't see know him!
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