Imam Jaffar al-Sadiq said:
WHOEVER WISHES TO BE ONE OF THE PEOPLE OF THE QAIM [HAZRAT MAHDI (AS)] MUST WAIT AND EXHIBIT TAQWA AND MORAL VIRTUE WHILE WAITING.
Bihar al-Anwar, Vol. 52, p. 140, hadith 50
Imam Jaffar al-Sadiq, a descendant of our Prophet (saas) advised Muslim
Imam Jaffar al-Sadiq, a descendant of our Prophet (saas) advised Muslim wishing to be close to and members of the people of Hazrat Mahdi (as) to behave in full compliance with the Qur’an while awaiting his appearance and exhibit moral virtues that will be pleasing to Allah while they wait.