the same tradition can be found in «es'aaf-ur-raghebeen on page 149.(53)
author of «es'aaf-ur-raghebeen» on page 151 has narrated from ahmad and mawardi that the holy prophet (s.a.w.a.) said:- 'glad tidings be to you about Mahdi'. thereafter he said:- 'the inhabitants of the heavens and the inhabitants of the earth are happy with him. he shall distribute the wealth equally, free muhammad's 'ummah' from need or want and comfort them with his righteousness.'
the author of «eqdud-durar», in the eighth chapter of his book narrates from ta'oos as such: 'the sign of Mahdi is that he shall be harsh with rulers, generous with the people in distributing wealth and gentle with the helpless in caressing them.' thereafter he writes: 'this tradition has been taken from abu abdulla na'eem-ibn-hemad from the book of 'fatan.'(54) in the third chapter and the ninth section of the afore-mentioned book, the author narrates from the book of «fatan» of hafez abu abdullah na'eem-ibn hemad who narrates from abu rumiyah as follows: 'Mahdi shall feed the helpless.'
author of «nur-ul-absar» narrates (on page 230) from «musnad» of imam ahmad who narrates from saeed khudri who said:- 'messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.) said:- 'i give you glad-tidings about Mahdi.'
thereafter he said:- 'the inhabitants of the heavens and the inhabitants of the earth are happy with him. he shall distribute wealth equally amongst the people and will fill the hearts of muhammad's 'ummah' with needlessness (a metaphoric remark of making the people wealthy). he shall comfort them with his righteousness.(55)
furthermore, in the afore-mentioned book the author on the same page, narrates once again from «fatan» from huzaifa-ibn-yamaan that the holy prophet (s.a.w.a.) said:-
'Mahdi is my son.' thereafter he said: 'the inhabitants of the heavens, the inhabitants of the earth and the birds of the sky are happy with his reign.'
«Mahdi resembles the messenger