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Al-Mukhtar
al-Mukhtār ibn Abī ‘Ubaydah al-Thaqafī (Arabic: المختار بن أبي عبيدة الثقفي‎) (also spelled Mukhtar bin Abu Ubaid), (born c. 622, al-Ṭaʾif, Arabia [now in Saudi Arabia]—died March 687, Kūfah, Iraq), was an early Islamic revolutionary based in Kufa, Iraq
Iraq
who led an abortive rebellion against the Umayyad
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Ghulat
Ghulāt (Arabic: غلاة‎, lit. 'exaggerators', singular ghālī)[1] is a term used in the theology of Shia Islam
Shia Islam
to describe some minority Muslim groups who either ascribe divine characteristics to figures of Islamic history (usually a member of the Ahl al-Bayt) or hold beliefs deemed deviant by mainstream Shi'i theology. In later periods, this term was used to describe any Shi'i group not accepted by the Zaydis, orthodox Twelvers, and sometimes the Isma'ilis.[2] The usage derives from the idea that the importance or the veneration of such a religious figure has been "exaggerated".Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 Further readingHistory[edit] Traditionally, the first of the ghulāt was Abdullah ibn Saba', who may have denied that Ali
Ali
had died and predicting his return (rajʿa), which was considered one form of ghuluww. Some beliefs originally considered deviant have become mainstream
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The Event Of Ghadir Khumm
The event of Ghadir Khumm
The event of Ghadir Khumm
( Arabic
Arabic
and Persian: واقعه غدیر خم) is an event that took place in March 632. While returning from the Hajj pilgrimage, the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Muhammad
gathered all the Muslims who were with him and gave a long sermon
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Shia Clergy
In Shi'a Islam
Shi'a Islam
the guidance of clergy and keeping such a structure holds a great importance. The clergy structure depends on the branch of Shi'ism is being referred to.Contents1 Twelver 2 Historical role in politics and society2.1 Modern history3 Ismaili 4 See also4.1 Scholars 4.2 Contemporary scholars4.2.1 Iraq 4.2.2 Iran 4.2.3 Lebanon 4.2.4 Pakistan 4.2.5 Canada 4.2.6 Saudi Arabia 4.2.7 United States 4.2.8 India5 Notes 6 ReferencesTwelver[edit] Main article: Twelver Usooli
Usooli
and Akhbari
Akhbari
Shia
Shia
Twelver
Twelver
Muslims
Muslims
believe that the study of Islamic
Islamic
literature is a continual process, and is necessary for identifying all of God's laws
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The Four Companions
The Four Companions, also called the Four Pillars of the Sahaba
Sahaba
is a Shi'a
Shi'a
term that refers to the four Sahaba
Sahaba
who stayed most loyal to Imam Ali
Imam Ali
after the death of the Islamic prophet Muhammad:Abū Dhar al-Ghifāri Ammār ibn Yāsir Miqdad ibn Aswād al-Kindi Salman the PersianThose among Muhammad's companions who were closest to both Muhammad and Imam Ali
Imam Ali
were called Shias of Ali
Ali
"partisans of ‘Alī" during Muhammad's lifetime and it was for these primarily that the following hadith was said:Glad tidings, Ali! Verily you and your Shia will be in Paradise.These companions are later referred to as "Real Shi'a". Abdullah ibn Abbas, Muhammad
Muhammad
ibn Abi Bakr and Malik al-Ashtar
Malik al-Ashtar
were other such partisans
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Arba'een Pilgrimage
The Arba'een
Arba'een
Pilgrimage
Pilgrimage
is the world's largest public gathering that is held every year in Iraq.[1][2] This
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Shia Days Of Remembrance
Following page lists various days of celebration/mourning/remembrance of Shi'a Muslims. Twelver[edit] Following is list of days of celebration/mourning/remembrance as observed by Shi'a Twelver
Twelver
Muslims:List of celebration/mourning/remembrance as observed by Shi'a Twelver MuslimsDate Type Event(celebration/mourning/remembrance) Remark/NotesMuharram1 M Mourning of Muharram
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Ashura
Ashura
Ashura
(Arabic: عاشوراء‎ ʻĀshūrā’, colloquially: /ʕa(ː)ˈʃuːraʔ/; Urdu: عاشورا‬‎; Persian: عاشورا‎ /ɒːʃuːˈɾɒ/; Azerbaijani and Turkish: Aşura Günü or English: Day of Remembrance), and in Jamaica
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Arba'een
Arba'een
Arba'een
(Arabic: الأربعين‎, "forty"), Chehlom (Persian: چهلم‎, Urdu: چہلم‎, "the fortieth [day]") or Qırxı, İmamın Qırxı (Azerbaijani: امامین قیرخی, "the fortieth of Imam") is a Shia
Shia
Muslim religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. It commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, who was killed on the 10th day of the month of Muharram. Imam
Imam
Husayn ibn Ali
Husayn ibn Ali
and 72 companions were killed by Yazid I's army in the Battle of Karbala
Karbala
in 61 AH (680 CE)
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Mawlid
Mawlid
Mawlid
or Mawlid
Mawlid
al-Nabi al-Sharif (Arabic: مَولِد النَّبِي‎ mawlidu n-nabiyyi, "Birth of the Prophet", sometimes simply called in colloquial Arabic مولد mawlid, mevlid, mevlit, mulud among other vernacular pronunciation
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Eid Al-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr
(Arabic: عيد الفطر‎ ʻĪd al-Fiṭr, IPA: [ʕiːd al fitˤr])[2] is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims
Muslims
worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). This religious Eid (Muslim religious festival) is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims
Muslims
are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal
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Eid Al-Adha
Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha
(Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎, translit. ʿīd al-aḍḥā, lit. 'Feast of the Sacrifice', [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæː]), also called the "Sacrifice Feast", is the second of two Islamic holidays
Islamic holidays
celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son, as an act of obedience to God's command. Before Abraham sacrificed his son, God provided a male goat to sacrifice instead. In commemoration of this, an animal is sacrificed and divided into three parts: one third of the share is given to the poor and needy; another third is given to relatives, friends and neighbors; and the remaining third is retained by the family. In the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha
falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah
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History Of Shia Islam
Shi‘a Islam, also known as Shi‘ite Islam
Islam
or Shi‘ism, is the second largest branch of Islam
Islam
after Sunni
Sunni
Islam. Shias adhere to the teachings of Muhammad
Muhammad
and the religious guidance of his family (who are referred to as the Ahl al-Bayt) or his descendants known as Shia Imams. Muhammad's bloodline continues only through his daughter Fatima Zahra and cousin Ali
Ali
who alongside Muhammad's grandsons comprise the Ahl al-Bayt. Thus, Shias consider Muhammad's descendants as the true source of guidance. Shia
Shia
Islam, like Sunni
Sunni
Islam, has at times been divided into many branches; however, only three of these currently have a significant number of followers, and each of them has a separate trajectory. From a political viewpoint the history of the Shia
Shia
was in several stages
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Taif
Ta'if
Ta'if
(Arabic: الطائف‎; (aṭ-Ṭā'if)) is a city in Mecca Province of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
at an elevation of 1,879 m (6,165 ft) on the slopes of Sarawat Mountains
Sarawat Mountains
(Al-Sarawat Mountains). It has a population of 1,200,000 people[1] and is the unofficial summer capital
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The Verse Of Purification
The verse of purification
The verse of purification
(Arabic:آیه تطهیر ) is verse (Ayah) in the Qur'an. The verse has special importance for Shiite
Shiite
Muslims
Muslims
due to giving information about Ahl al-Bayt
Ahl al-Bayt
of Muhammad. Shiite
Shiite
reportedly believe it to designate the "People of the House" as being Ismah, infallibility. Within Sunni Islam
Sunni Islam
this viewpoint is seen as either rejected or partially supported such as the case of Sufism
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Hadith Of The Two Weighty Things
The Hadith
Hadith
al-Thaqalayn refers to a saying (hadith) about which translates to "the two weighty things." In this hadith Muhammad referred to the Qur'an
Qur'an
and Ahl al-Bayt
Ahl al-Bayt
("people of the house", Muhammad's family) as the two weighty things. In the context of this Hadith, Muhammad's family refers to Ali ibn Abi Talib, Fatima bint Muhammad, and their children/descendants. This hadith is accepted by both Shia and Sunni Muslims
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