the author of «eqdud-durar» narrates (in section 3, chapter 9) from sunan of abu omar, osman-ibn-saeed muqarri and 'al-fatan' of hafez abu abdullah na'eem-ibn-hemad who, in turn narrate from ishaaq-ibn-auf who said: 'on the flag of Mahdi shall be written (--) (treaty is for Allah).
the author of «yanabi-ul-muwadda» too has narrated from «fasl-ul-khetab» of anuf a similar tradition on page 435 of his afore-said book.(76)
«Mahdi and angels»
the author of «eqdud-durar» narrates (in the eighth chapter) from abu omar and 'sunan' of osman-ibn-saeed muqarri who in turn narrate from huzaifa-ibn-yamaan that the holy prophet (s.a.w.a.) while speaking of Mahdi and the people's pact with him between 'rukn' and 'maqam' said:
gibra'eel (gabriel) shall move in front of him and micha'eel on his right. the inhabitants of the heavens and earth and the beasts and birds shall become happy of his presence.(77)
the author of «esaaf-ur-rhagebeen» writes on page 152 as such:- 'it has come in traditions that Allah, the exalted shall support Mahdi with three thousand angels(78) and the people of cave (ahl-e-kahf) shall be among his helpers.
«Mahdi and people of the cave»
the author of «eqdud-durar» writes in the seventh chapter as such: imam abu ishaaq thulbi in his exegesis of the holy quran with regards to the incident of the people of the cave says: they took their places of sleep and remained therein until the end of time when Mahdi shall emerge. then Allah will make them alive. later they shall return back to their sleeping places and will not rise until the day of judgement.
the author says: in the same exegesis, under divine saying of ---
the holy prophet (s.a.w.a.) has said: verily Mahdi (a.s.) shall greet the people of the cave and Allah, the exalted, shall make them alive. then they shall answer his greetings. thereafter they shall return back to their places and will not rise until the day of judgement.(79)