I was with Ja'affer bin Muhammed (pbut) in Kufa Mosque and while had taken my hand, he said: O Aban, Allah shall bring 300 and 13 men in a mosque, how many do the people of Mecca know that their fathers(of 313) nor their grandfathers(of 313) were created yet. The sword carried by them, on each sword is written: â€œthe name of the man, and his fatherâ€™s name, and his attribute, and his lineageâ€. Then, a Caller will instruct, thus calling out: â€œ This Mahdi judges with the Judgement of Dawood and Sulaimanâ€. No one will ask for a proof about that.
Abu Abdullah pbuhsaid:"If the Imam calls Allah he will make dua(prayers)by His Hebrew name,and so then the 313 companions will move,like the cumulus clouds and they are the best companions.From them are those that will be lost from their beds at night, and will see themselves in Mecca, and from them will be sighted to ride the cloud at day and among them, whoever sees, is (one) that walks/advances/moves along in the clouds during the daytime. His name is known, and so is his fatherâ€™s name and his attribute.
â€ I said: â€œMay I be your ransom, which of them has the greatest faith(Imaan)
?â€ He said â€œHe who walks/advances in the clouds during the daytime. And they are the absent ones, and because of them this verse came down: â€œWherever you are, Allah will bring/fetch you altogether.â€
Who is the greatest faith of the 313? Whose name is known and his father's name?
Is Imam Al Mahdi one of the 313 or Ahmad? Is Ahmad riding the cloud as a member of the 313 or Imam Al Mahdi a.s. hmm?Imam Al Baqer said:"Whichever cloud that has thunder,lighning,and bolts,
your Saheb will ride it. Verily,he will ride on the cloud,and will
ascend towards the higher levels, levels of the seven
heavens and the seven earths"v.12 p.178 Bihar Al Anwar
Thanks to Waleed for this translation