Wikipedia says that in Islam, the Mahdi (Guided One) is the Messiah,
…the prophesied redeemer of Islam who will rule for seven, nine or nineteen years … before the Day of Judgment … and will rid the world of evil.
Well, he was here, and you missed him. (I guess it’s true that, in the words of Joni Mitchell, “You don’t know what you got till it’s gone.”) Meet Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, a Pakistani mystic also known as Sultan ul Salateen ul Fuqra Imam Mehdi. He met Jesus in 1997, then disappeared in 2001 (some say he’s serving a life sentence in a British jail).
How do we know Shahi is the Messiah?
Because he is literally the man in the moon, his followers say. See for yourself:
Almost as much fun as detecting Jesus in a smear of bird shit!