Shia may refer to a denomination of Islam, or related items, such as:
Shia Islam, the second largest denomination of Islam, after Sunni Islam.
Shia Masjid, one of the largest Shia mosques in the city of Lahore, Pakistan
Wasael ush-Shia, a reputable book of hadith in Shia Islam, compiled in the 1600s by Shaikh al-Hur al-Aamili
Persecution of Shia Muslims, refers to historical and modern persecution of Shia Muslims
It may also refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Shia Masjid is one of the largest Shia mosques in the mainly Shiite populated area of Lahore, Islampura. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...
Shi'as believe that Nikah Mut'ah, or temporary marriage, was forbidden only by the caliph Umar and not by Muhammad.
Shi'a believe that the split between the Shi'a and Sunni extends back to the time of Muhammad's death, when a small number of the faithful clung to Ali and the rest of the Muslims followed Abu Bakr, then Umar and Uthman.
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