Eclipse Eschatology, Islam-style

Eclipses have often been associated with End Time events in Christianity, and the same is true in Islam.  One of the most notable is a tradition that the Mahdi will come when there are two eclipses–one solar, one lunar–during the month of Ramadan.  That means that even a total solar eclipse, as much of the United States will experience today, is no cause for infidel panic!

MeJamkarancropped

Intrepid Yank searching for 12th Imam al-Mahdi on the wrong side of Jamkaran Mosque.

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