16 Facts About Ismailism


Ismailism'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.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,873

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

FactSnippet No. 2,439,874

Ismailism was promoted to the post of hujjah long before by Imam Mustansir at the death of her husband.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,875

Ismailism ran the da'wat from Yemen in the name of Imaam Tayyib.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,876

Ismailism 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.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,877

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

FactSnippet No. 2,439,878

Ismailism 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.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,879

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

FactSnippet No. 2,439,880

Ismailism has been practiced by the Hunza for the last 300 years.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,881

One of the most important texts in Ismaili historiography is the ?Uyun al-Akhbar, which is a reference source on the history of Ismailism that was composed in 7 books by the Tayyibi Musta?lian Ismaili da?i-scholar, Idris Imad al-Din was born on ca.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,882

Fundamental aspect of Ismailism is the co-existence of the physical and the spiritual, the zahir form and the batin essence.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,883

In Ismailism, things have an interior meaning that is reserved for a special few who are in tune with the Imam or are the Imam himself.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,884

Ismailism 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.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,885

Ismailism encouraged women to participate in social and political affairs and criticized veiling as well as gender segregation, including the acts of Pardah and zenana.

FactSnippet No. 2,439,886

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

FactSnippet No. 2,439,887

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

FactSnippet No. 2,439,888