Hasan al-Askari
Hasan ibn Ali ibn Muhammad (c. 846 – 874) also called Abu Muhammad and Ibn al-Ridha, was known as al-Askari (military), for the city (Samarra) he had to live in was a garrison town. He was the elevent...
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Day of Ashura
The Day of Ashura (Arabic: عاشوراء‎ ʻĀshūrā’ , colloquially: /ʕa(ː)ˈʃuːra/; Urdu: عاشورا‎; Persian: عاشورا‎ /ʕɒːʃuːˈɾɒ/; Turkish: Aşure Günü) is on the tenth day of ...
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Major Occultation
The Occultation (Arabic: غيبة‎ Ghaybah) in Shia Islam refers to a belief that the messianic figure, or Mahdi, who in Shi'i thought is an infallible male descendant of the founder of Islam, ...
Muhammad al-Baqir
Muḥammad al-Bāqir (Arabic: محمد الباقر ‎) (676-733 AD), also called abu Ja'far was Known as al-Baqir (the one who splits open knowledge). His full name was Muhammad bin 'Ali bin al-Hus...
Ali
Ali ibn Abi Talib (/ˈɑːli, ɑːˈliː/; Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب, translit.: ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, [ʕæliː ibn ʔæbiː t̪ˤæːlib]; 13th Rajab, 22 or 16 BH – 21st Ramaḍān, 40 AH; September 20, 601 or Ju...
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Ali caliphate
Ali was the caliph between 656 and 661 CE which was one of the hardest periods in Muslim history that coincided with the first Muslim civil war. He reigned over Rashidun empire which was extended from...
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Alavi (surname)
The surname Alavi (often spelled as Alvi and can be also seen spelled as Alaoui or Alawi) (Arabic: علوي‎) signifies ancestry from Ali ibn Abi Talib (Arabic: علي بن أﺑﻲ طالب‎), the ...
Mubahala
Event of Mubahala refers to a debate in which Islamic prophet Muhammad was on one side and the Christians of Najran were on other side, and the call was extended to the sons and women. Mubahala is a Q...
Hussainia
A Hussainia, also known as an Ashurkhana or Imambargah, and "Imambara" is a congregation hall for Shia commemoration ceremonies, especially those associated with the Remembrance of Muharram. The name ...
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List of large mosques
This is a list of mosques that accommodate at least 5000 worshipers. The default listing is alphabetical; to sort using different criteria, click on the desired column headers. Note that determining e...
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Battle of Karbala
The Battle of Karbala took place on Muharram 10, in the year 61 AH of the Islamic calendar (October 10, 680 AD) in Karbala, situated in present day Iraq. The battle was between a small group of suppor...
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Hasan ibn Ali
Hasan ibn `Ali ibn Abi Ṭalib (Arabic: الحسن بن علي بن أبي طالب ‎, 625–670 CE), commonly called Hasan, was the second Shiite Imam, succeeding his father Ali and preceding his younger brother...
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Husayn ibn Ali
al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (Arabic: الحسين بن علي بن أبي طالب‎‎; 11 January 626 CE – 10 October 680 CE) (3rd / 4th Sha'aban 4 AH – 10th Muharram 61 AH), sometimes spelled Hussei...
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Imam Reza shrine
The Imam Reza shrine (Persian: حرم امام رضا‎) in Mashhad, Iran is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Twelver Shi'ites. It is the largest mosque in the world ...
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Ja'far al-Sadiq
Ja'far ibn Muḥammad al-Ṣādiq (Arabic: جعفر بن محمد الصادق‎‎; 700 or 702–765 C.E. ) commonly known as Ja'far al-Sadiq or simply al-Sadiq (The Truthful) was the sixth Shiite imam. He was...
Alids
The Alids are the dynasties descended from Ali ibn Abi Talib, son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad (see Family tree of Muhammad and Family tree of Husayn ibn Ali). Shia Muslims consider him the ...
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Ahl al-Kisa
Ahl al-Kisa' (Arabic: أهل الكساء, translit.: Ahl al-Kisā'), or the People of the Cloak, refers to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad; his daughter, Fatimah; his cousin and son-in-law Ali; and his two ...
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Ali ar-Ridha
 '​Alī ibn Mūsā al-Riḍā (Arabic: علي بن موسى الرضا‎) also called abu al-Hasan is commonly known as Ali al-Ridha (also spelled Ali al-Rida, Ali Rezā, and Ali Rizā) (c. 29 December 765 – 23 A...
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Hadith of Mubahala
Event of Mubahala refers to a debate in which Islamic prophet Muhammad was on one side and the Christians of Najran were on other side, and the call was extended to the sons and women. Mubahala is a Q...
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Mourning of Muharram
The Mourning of Muharram, Remembrance of Muharram, or Muharram Observances, is a set of rituals associated with Shia Islam, which takes place in Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. Ma...
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Maqtal al-Husayn
Maqtal al-Husayn (مقتل الحسين) is the title of various books written by different authors throughout the centuries which narrate the story of the battle of Karbala and the death of Hussain ibn Ali. Th...
Ali al-Hadi
Alī ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Alī (Arabic: محمد بن علی علی ابن‎‎; 828-868 C.E. ) commonly called Ali al-Hadi and Alī an-Naqī was known as al-Hadi. He was the tenth of the Twelve Imams after ...
Muhammad al-Mahdi
Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Mahdī (Arabic:محمد بن الحسن المهدي) is believed by Twelver Shī‘a Muslims to be the Mahdī, an ultimate savior of humankind and the final Imām of the Twelve Imams who will emerge w...
Shia view of Ali
Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and a member of the Ahl al-Bayt. Ali is regarded as the first Imam and is considered, along with his descendants, to be one of the di...
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Radio occultation
Radio occultation (RO) is a remote sensing technique used for measuring the physical properties of a planetary atmosphere. It relies on the detection of a change in a radio signal as it passes through...
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Malik al-Ashtar
Malik Al-Ashtar (Arabic: مالك الأشتر‎) (also known as Malik bin al-Harith al-Nakha'i) was one of the most loyal companions of Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the cousin of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. M...
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