Persianate society
A Persianate society, or Persified society, is a society that is either based on, or strongly influenced by the Persian language, culture, literature, art, and/or identity.The term "Persianate" is a n...
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The 'Iraqi Rambo' Has Killed 1,500 ISIS Members And Is A Beast
Meet the ultimate tool in the fight against ISIS – the Iraqi Rambo. Abu Azrael – which roughly translates to ‘The Angel of Death’ – is purportedly the leader of a Shi’ite militia, the Imam Ali Brigade...
Shia Islam
This video is about Shia Islam. Shia muslims are the true followers of Allah, the prophets, and 12 Imams Sorry for the wait the making of the video was delay...
Indo-Persian culture
"Indo-Persian culture" refers to those Persian aspects that have been integrated into or absorbed into the culture of South Asia, and in particular, into North India, modern-day Pakistan and Banglades...
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Shia Islam
The Shia (/ˈʃiːə/; Arabic: شيعة‎ Shīʿah), or the Shiites (/ˈʃiːaɪts/), represent the second largest denomination of Islam.Adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collectiv...
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Persian miniature
A Persian miniature is a small painting on paper, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works called a muraqqa. The techniques are broadly comp...
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Music of Iran
Iranian music, as evidenced by the archaeological records of Elam, the most ancient culture in southwestern Iran, dates back thousands of years. There is a distinction between the science of Music, or...
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Persian traditional music
Persian traditional music (mūsīqī-e sonnatī-e īrānī, mūsīqī-e aṣīl-e īrānī) is the traditional and indigenous music of Persia / Iran: mūsīqī, the science and art of music, and moosiqi, the sound and p...
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Iranian festivals
The following is a list of festivals in Iran.
Jalal Qanuni
Jalal Qanuni (Persian: جلال قانونی‎) was a prominent Iranian musician and master of the Persian classical music and Dashtestani folkloric music.
He was born in Shiraz in 1900. His father, R...
Criticism of Twelver Shi'ism
Criticism of Twelver Shia Islam dates from the initial rift between the primary factions of Islam, the Sunni and Shia. Further, Shia commentators and authorities, such as Musa al-Musawi and Ali Sharia...
The 'Iraqi Rambo' Has Killed 1,500 ISIS Members And Is A Beast
Meet the ultimate tool in the fight against ISIS – the Iraqi Rambo. Abu Azrael – which roughly translates to ‘The Angel of Death’ – is purportedly the leader of a Shi’ite militia, the Imam Ali Brigade...
Dastgah
Dastgāh (Persian: دستگاه‎) is a musical modal system in traditional Persian art music. Persian art music consists of twelve principal musical modal systems or dastgāhs; in spite of 50 or more ex...
The Twelve Imams
The Twelve Imams are the spiritual and political successors to the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the Twelver or Athnā‘ashariyyah branch of Shia Islam and in Alevi Islam.According to the theology of Twel...
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Shi'a clergy
In Shi'a Islam the guidance of clergymen and keeping such a structure holds a great importance. The clergy structure depends on the branch of Shi'ism is being referred to.
Usooli and Akhbari Shia ...
History of Shi'a Islam
Shī‘a Islam, also known as Shi‘ite Islam or Shi‘ism, is the second largest branch of Islam after Sunni Islam. Shias adhere to the teachings of Muhammad and the religious guidance of his family (who ar...
History of Shi'a Islam - Wikipedia
Houshang Zarif
Houshang Zarif (Persian: هوشنگ ظریف, b. 1938 Tehran) is an Iranian master musician and renowned tar player.
Mastan Ensemble
The Mastān Ensemble (Persian: گروه مستان - Gorouh-e Mastān) is an Iranian musical group performing traditional Persian music.
The group was founded as Hafez Ensemble in 2005 by Sa'id Jafarzādeh Ho...
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Ramin Rahimi
Ramin Rahimi is a percussionist and songwriter. His music mostly focused on drums and Iranian Percussions Daf and Tombak. he is also one of the members of Power metal act Angband.
Born 1969 in Teh...
Shia view of Umar
Umar ibn al-Khattab was one of the earliest figures in the history of Islam. However, the Shia have traditionally asserted that the Sunni perspective of Umar, including ideas inadvertently borrowed by...
Shia view of the Qur'an
The Shī‘ah view of the Qur'an has some differences from the Sunni view, but the text of the Qur'an is exactly identical. While there is a belief that the Shī‘ah disputed the canonical validity of the ...
The verse of purification
The verse of purification is part of the 33rd verse of Surah al-Ahzab of Qur'an, which says:33:30 "O wives of the Prophet, whoever of you should commit a clear immorality - for her the punishment woul...
Axiom of Choice (band)
Axiom of Choice is a southern California (USA) based world music group of Iranian émigrés who perform a fusion style incorporating Persian classical music and modern Western musical concepts.
Led ...
Buyid dynasty
The Buyid dynasty or the Buyids (Persian: آل بویه‎ Āl-e Buye), also known as Buwaihids, Bowayhids, Buyahids, or Buyyids, was a Shia dynasty which originated from Lahijan in Dailam.The Buyid dyna...
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Hossein Alizadeh
Hossein Alizâdeh (Persian: حسین علیزاده‎), is an Iranian composer, radif-preserver, researcher, teacher, and tar and setar instrumentalist and improviser, described by Allmusic as a leading Iran...
Hossein Alizadeh - Wikipedia
Tawassul
Tawassul (Arabic: توسل‎) or Waseela is the Islamic understanding of intercession. It is a religious practice in which a Muslim seeks nearness to Allah. A rough translation would be: "To dra...
Persian and Urdu
The Persian language influenced the formation of many modern languages of all of West Asia, Europe, Central Asia, and South Asian regions, including the South Asian language Urdu.Following the Turko-P...
Behzad Ranjbaran
Behzad Ranjbaran (born 1955, Tehran) is a Persian composer.
Ranjbaran was born and raised in Iran. He entered the Tehran Conservatory at the age of 9. Ranjbaran continued his study of composition ...
Ruhollah Khaleqi
Rūhollāh Khāleqi (1906, Kerman, Iran – 12 November 1965, Salzburg, Austria) (Persian: روح‌الله خالقی ‎), also spelled as Khaleghi, was a prominent Iranian musician, composer, conductor an...
Ruhollah Khaleqi - Wikipedia