عنوان مقاله [English]
There have been numerous intellectual and narrative arguments for the existence of the Imam of the Age, Hazrat Hojjat bin Al-Hassan (AS). Among these evidences are the hadiths related to Lailat al-Qadr. According to the verses of the Holy Quran, the night of Qadr is in the month of Ramadan, and it is the night when angels come to earth from God to announce the fate of the world and mankind. During the lifetime of the Messenger of God (PBUH), angels descended on him and conveyed the fate of affairs to him. Since Lailat al-Qadr remains until the Day of Judgment, after the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) the angels will descend on the one who is God's proof on earth about the fate of affairs. This divine proof must have the status of infallibility like the Prophet. According to many narrations, the divine proofs are the twelve Shia imams, the first of whom is Amir al-Mu'minin (a.s.) and the last one is Hazrat Mahdi (a.s.). This matter is stated in the hadiths of Imams (peace be upon them) about Lailat al-Qadr. In this research, using the narrative and analytical method, the validity of the hadith documents and how they indicate the existence of Imam al-Zaman (peace be upon her) has been investigated.