It is universally agreed that until 1901 Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad's claim was that of a mujaddid, despite use of the titles Promised Messiah and Mahdi. Some claim that in 1901 he changed his claim to that of a prophet. We use a quotation from one of his major works produced in 1908 to show … Continue reading The True Claim
The Promised Messiah (AS) discusses the ahadith in kana ul amaal, a compendium of traditions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s) which mistakenly state that a Mahdi will appear in the world and slaughter all non-Muslims. He shows that it is illogical for a reformer to appear and start killing people without any reason. Podcast
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Two conversations in which Hazrat Mirza Sahib discusses the Islamic concept of Jihad and its relationship with the Mahdi promised in the traditions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw).
The Promised Messiah in one of his discourses (Malfuzat, vol 2, page 330) speaks about the concept of the coming of a blood shedding Mahdi and whether such a concept is in line with Islamic teachings.