14 Facts About Isma'ilism


Isma'ilism is a branch or sub-sect of Shia Islam.

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Isma'ilism rose at one point to become the largest branch of Shia Islam, climaxing as a political power with the Fatimid Caliphate in the 10th through 12th centuries.

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Isma'ilism's family was starved and deprived of water and supplies, until eventually the army came in on the tenth day and martyred Husayn and his companions, and enslaved the rest of the women and family, taking them to Kufa.

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Isma'ilism's rule was the longest of any caliph in both the Fatimid and other Islamic empires.

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Isma'ilism's was promoted to the post of hujjah long before by Imam Mustansir at the death of her husband.

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Isma'ilism's ran the da'wat from Yemen in the name of Imaam Tayyib.

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Isma'ilism's was instructed and prepared by Imam Mustansir and ran the dawat from Yemen in the name of Imaam Tayyib, following Imams for the second period of Satr.

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Isma'ilism's family later relocated to the city of Tehran, which was an area with an extremely active Isma'ili Da'wah.

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Isma'ilism immersed himself in Isma?ili thought; however, he did not choose to convert until he was overcome with an almost fatal illness and feared dying without knowing the Imam of his time.

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Isma'ilism was offered a safe place in Alamut, where Hassan-Al-Sabbah welcomed him.

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Isma'ilism came into his role at an early age, due to his father's early death, so his mother, Lady Ali Shah, played an influential role during his early years.

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Isma'ilism encouraged women to participate in social and political affairs and criticized veiling as well as gender segregation, including the acts of Pardah and zenana (restraint on women from leaving the home).

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Isma'ilism was famous for converting the sultan of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate Burhan Nizam Shah I to Shia Islam.

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Isma'ilism was killed and a regional Timurid dynasty ruler Mirza Khan established his rule over the region.

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