Al-Yamani (Shiism)

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The Yamani or al-Yamani (Arabic: "from Yemen"‎) is a pre-messianic figure in Shia Islamic eschatology, who is prophesied to appear to the people to "guide them to the right path" prior to the arrival of the Imam Mahdi.[1]


  1. ^ Jon R. Stone (20 January 2000). Expecting Armageddon: Essential Readings in Failed Prophecy. Psychology Press. pp. 21–. ISBN 978-0-415-92331-6. Retrieved 14 August 2012.