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Twelvers
Twelvers ( Ithnāˤashariyya) are Shiˤa Muslims who believe there were twelve Imāms. ...

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Shi‘a Islam Zulfiqar, the sword of Ali. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (805x313, 11 KB) Caption The ThulFiqar sword of Ali. ... Shī‘a Islam, also Shi‘ite Islam, or Shi‘ism (Arabic ) is the second largest denomination of the Islamic faith. ...

Principles

TawhidQiyamahImamah
NubuwwahAdalah In Shia Islam, Theology of Shia (Usūl al-Dīn) is the five main beliefs that Shia Muslims must possess. ... Tawīd (also Tawheed,Tauheed and other spellings; Arabic: ‎ ; Turkish: Tevhid) is the Islamic concept of monotheism In Islam, Tawhīd means to assert the unity of God. ... Yawm al-Qīyāmah (Arabic: ‎ literally: Day of the Resurrection) is the Last Judgement in Islam. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nubuwwah means Prophethood and denotes that God has appointed perfect Prophets and Messengers to teach mankind Gods religion. ... Adalah means Justice and denotes The Justice of God The Shias consider Justice of God as part of Usool-e-Deen (Roots of Religion). ...

Practices

SalatSawm
HajjZakat
KhumsJihad
CommandingForbidding
TawallaTabarra In Shia Islam, the ten Branches of Religion (FurÅ« al-DÄ«n) are the ten practices that Shia Muslims must perform. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Ramadan (religious observances). ... Traditionally, pilgrims travel to Mecca in groups with their friends or family, or people from their local mosque as an expression of unity. ... This is a sub-article of Islamic economical jurisprudence. ... Khums (derived from the Arabic خمس or five) is a Shia article of faith that refers to a one-fifth tax, which all adult Muslims who are financially secure and have surplus in their income normally have to pay on annual savings, net commercial profits, and all... Jihad, sometimes spelled Jawwad, Jahad, Jehad, Jihaad, Jiaad, Djehad, or Cihad, (Arabic: ‎ ) is an Islamic term, literally meaning struggle in the way of God and is sometimes referred to as the sixth pillar of Islam, although it occupies no official status as such. ... Commanding the Just (Arabic: Amr bil MarÅ«f امر بامعرف) is a part of Shia Islams Branches of Religion and means to encourage people to do the necessary good in life, when they forget to do so; for example forgeting Salah. ... Forbidding what is Evil (Arabic: ‎, Nahy an al-Munkar), is a part of Islam and means, for example, to oppose injustice. ... Tawalla - Loving the Ahl al-Bayt, is a part of the Shia Branches of Religion and is derived from a Quranic verse. ... AS SALAM AU ALIKUM, not to mistaken, this salam was not for shias its only for muslims. ...

Ahl al-Bayt

Muhammad
AliFatimah
HasanHusayn
Zainul Abedin -> al-Mahdi Ahl al-Bayt (Arabic: ‎) is a phrase meaning People of the House, or family. ... For other persons named Muhammad, see Muhammad (name). ... For other uses, see Ali (disambiguation). ... This article is about Muhammads daughter. ... Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib ()‎ (c. ... This article is about Husayn ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (626 – 680). ... Ali ibn Husayn (also spelled Ali ibn Hussain or Hussein) (Arabic: علي بن حسين زين العابدين) (658 - 713) is the fourth Shia Imam. ... For other uses, see Mahdi (disambiguation). ...

Texts & Laws

Qur'an
This is a sub-article to Shia Islam and Quran The Shia view of the Quran has some differences from the Sunni view. ...

Major branches

UsuliAkhbariShaykhism Akhbaris are Twelver Shia Muslims who favor hadith over fatwas when trying to determine what the Sunnah says about any specific topic. ... Shaykhis, religious movement in Iran. ...

Societal aspects

History of Shi'a Islam

See also

Views on Shi'a Islam
There are several views on the Shia. ...

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Usulis are Twelver Shi'a Muslims who favor fatwas over hadith when trying to determine what the Sunnah says about any specific topic. They form the overwhelming majority within the Twelver Shia denomination. Since other Twelver denominations have a very small number of followers, the word 'Twelver' is often used today to refer to the 'Usuli denomination' alone. Twelvers or the Ithna Asharia are members of the group of Shias who believe in twelve Imams. ... Shia Islam ( Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite or Shiite) is the second largest Islamic denomination; some 20-25% of all Muslims are said to follow a Shia tradition. ... A Muslim is a believer in or follower of Islam. ... A fatwa (Arabic: فتوى) plural fataawa, is a legal pronouncement in Islam, issued by a religious law specialist on a specific issue. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A religious denomination, (also simply denomination) is a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity. ...


References

  • http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/intro/islam-ithna-ashari2.htm

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