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an adherent of Ismailism


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"Foundational Legends, Shrines, and Isma'ili Identity in Tajik Badakhshan," in (Ed.) Cormack, M.J.
'Assassin' was a local name, applied only to the Isma'ilis of Syria....
Size of Religious Religions: Sunni (Hanafi school) 80%; Minorities Shiite (Hazaras, Qizilbash, and Isma'ilis) 19%; other 1% Christians-estimated 500-8,000 persons; Sikh and Hindu-3,000 persons; Bahai's-400 (declared blasphemous in May 2007); Jews-1 person; Buddhist- small numbers.
As usual, there are always exceptions or partial similarities--in this respect we can perhaps compare the early Joachites to the Mahdist movements in the peripheries of the Islamic world or to the doctrine of the militant Nizari Isma'ili Shi'ites.
He was martyred at the hands of members of the Isma'ili cult in the central mosque of Amol on Friday, the 11th of Muharram, 501/502 AH.
Nahzat-e-Nawin: modernization of the Badakhshani Isma'ili communities in Badakhshan.
It is for the first time that Ginans have been introduced as devotional hymns which are recited at different times of the day by the followers of Nizari Isma'ili followers according to the melodies of local Surs/modes.
This chapter culminates with a marvelous if overstated lengthy section on the antinomian tendencies of Isma'IlI revolutionary esotericism.
The Fatimid was one of the Isma'ili sects who acknowledged Ismail bin Ja'afar al-Sadiq as their Imam.
Hasan Sabbah, a Shiite (Isma'ili) Muslim, became the leader of a rebellious movement (the so-called Assassins) against the Seljuq rule.
Religions: Muslim 60% (Shi'a, Sunni, Druze, Isma'ili, Alawite or Nusayri), Christian 39% (Maronite Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Armenian Catholic, Syrian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Chaldean, Assyrian, Copt, Protestant), other 1%.
Sufism is not an esoteric doctrine, and as Iqbal does not mention Sufism or in fact any other doctrine specifically, it is possible that he may be alluding to Isma'ili beliefs, which espouse esoteric teachings.
This gigantic mosque was restored under the aegis of the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Isma'ili Shi'a sect.
(47) Azim Nanji, "Isma'ili Philosophy," in Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Oliver Leaman, eds., History of Islamic Philosophy, part 1, Routledge History of World Philosophies 1 (London: Routledge, 1996), p.