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The Ismailis of Najran

The Ismailis of Najran

second-class Saudi citizens

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Published by Human Rights Watch in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ismailites -- Civil rights -- Saudi Arabia -- Najrān,
  • Minorities -- Civil rights -- Saudi Arabia -- Najran,
  • Discrimation -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Human rights -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Freedom of religion -- Saudi Arabia

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSecond-class Saudi citizens, Saudi Arabia, the Ismailis of Najran
    StatementHuman Rights Watch.
    ContributionsHuman Rights Watch (Organization)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS219.I86 I66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23151547M
    ISBN 101564323765
    ISBN 109781564323767
    LC Control Number2008439287

    The Imamate in Nizari Isma'ili doctrine (Arabic: إمامة ‎) is a concept in Nizari Isma'ilism which defines the political, religious and spiritual dimensions of authority concerning Islamic leadership over the nation of primary function of the Imamate is to establish an institution between an Imam who is present and living in the world and his following whereby each are.   10 Crazy Stories from Ismaili History. Posted on The Ismailis in the Middle Ages, (pp. , ) The Pandiyat-i-Jawanmardi, One remarkable story of his daring can be found in Willi Frischauer’s book, The Aga Khans: During the period from Aug , until March , frequently sent on missions to the front, he won.

    The Ismaili Imamat is the supra-national entity representing a hereditary office in succession from the first Imam, Hazrat Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad. His Highness the Aga Khan is the present, 49th Imam in direct lineal descent from Hazrat Ali and Hazrat Bibi Fatimat-az-Zahra, the Prophet’s daughter. This is the official website of the Ismaili Imamat. Ismailis, however, were those who recognized Ja‘far al-Sadiq’s elder son, Ismail, as the Imam. Ismail was reportedly Imam Ja‘far’s appointed successor, and his supporters traced the Imamat through his descendants. The Abbasid Caliphs persecuted the descendants of Ismail, forcing the next few Ismaili Imams and their followers to go into.

    Ismailis (ĭsmäēl`ēz), Muslim Shiite sect that holds Ismail, the son of Jafar as-Sadiq, as its imam imam [Arab.,=leader], in Islam, a recognized leader or a religious teacher. Among the Sunni the term refers to the leader in the Friday prayer at the mosque; any pious Muslim may function as imam. Ismaili synonyms, Ismaili pronunciation, Ismaili translation, English dictionary definition of Ismaili. also Ismailian n. pl. Ismailis also Ismailians A member of a branch of Shiism that follows a living imam and is noted for esoteric philosophy.


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The Ismailis of Najran Download PDF EPUB FB2

In two Ismailis separately told Human Rights Watch that Ismailis from Najran had been passed over in the hiring of the university president, all teaching staff, and most other staff, despite.

The zakat rates historically differed depending on the asset type: % of animals, 5% of minerals, and 10% of crops. Among Khoja Ismailis, the zakat is % of cash income and among other Ismailis of Iran, Syria, Central Asia, and China, the zakat is 10% of cash income and other %s of non-cash assets like crops and livestock.

In Najran city, the Khushaiwa compound, with its Mansura mosque complex, is the spiritual capital of the Sulaymani branch of the Ismaili sect, one of two major strands of contemporary Ismailism. Ismailis in Najran belong mainly to one of two tribes: Yam and the Hamdan.

These tribes extend into territory that today lies in l: Najran. Get this from a library. The Ismailis of Najran: second-class Saudi citizens. [Christoph Wilcke; Human Rights Watch (Organization)] -- And recommendations -- Background -- Relevant international standards -- The clash and crackdown of April -- The aftermath -- Official attacks on Ismaili ethnic and religious identity -- Ismaili.

Email communication from an Ismaili in Najran, IN7, to Human Rights Watch, February 1, This was unlike the municipal council in mixed Shia and Sunni al-Ahsa’, in the Eastern Province.

The Shia Ismaili Muslims are a community of ethnically and culturally diverse peoples living in over 25 countries around the world, united in their allegiance to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan (known to the Ismailis as Mawlana Hazar Imam), the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) and direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).

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Najran (Arabic: نجران ‎ Naǧrān) is a region of Saudi Arabia, located in the south of the country along the border with has an area ofkm². Its capital is Najran. Najran is inhabited by the powerful Yam tribe, who have lived in the region for hundreds of years. Mishaal bin Abdullah was the governor from to 22 December   in general the Ismailis are nice people & i love them, Najran Ismailis are nicer than the Ismailis of my country therefore i show respect to them more the Ismaili of my country are Dawoudi ismaili, while Ismalils of Najran are Sulaimani ismalili, they also called Makarema according to.

Najran is a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the frontier with Yemen. It is the capital of Najran Province. Designated a New town Najran is one of the fastest-growing cities in the kingdom, its population having risen f in () in toin (census figures).

The Co-Director of the IIS, Dr Farhad Daftary was recently in Mumbai to launch two new publications that trace the progress of modern Ismaili studies from the contributions of Wladimir Ivanow to contemporary times.

The event was an opportunity for bridge-building among communities that share a. The Ismailis in the province of Sind, Pakistan celebrate Amir Pir Mela (fair of Amir Pir) once a year in November.

By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali [ Karachi, ] email: [email protected] Amir Pir Mela in Sind & its Origin: Anant Akhado - Translation: ANANT AKHAADO literally means a gathering of unlimited souls in an eternal context.

The publishers of this book Obviously do not know the history of Ismailis'. It is people like y that judges faith and makes Ismailis minorities look like outcasts to the Islamic religion. One day Mr.

Merally will realise that he did a mistake by writting this book and he will ask Allah himself for s: (shelved 1 time as ismaili) avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving.

An authority in Ismaili studies, his publications include A Short History of the Ismailis(), The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Ismailis (), and Ismaili Literature (). Dr Daftary's books have been translated into Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu and numerous European ar Hirji is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Reviews: 5.

This Ismaili Library is a vast collection of online Books, Articles, Religious Texts, Ginans, Qasidas, Translations, Waezes, Book Reviews, Topics, all about ismailism, with powerful search interfaces. It is the first and largest ismaili database. Despite being one of the key Shi'i Muslim communities, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies.

This new introduction is the first to be based on modern scholarship, taking account of recently recovered Ismaili texts. It covers all the main developments in the major phases of Ismaili history, from the early formative period, through the /5(2).

Ismailis pray three times a day at fixed times based on the clock. During their prayers, they read, in congregation (or individually), some sort of book which they call a "du'a book." I don't know much about this book; it seems it has six chapters, the first being Surah Al-Fatiha from the Qur'an, and the last containing the names of all History of Ismailis E N C Y C L O P E D I A O F RELIGION SECOND EDITION An eccentric work reflecting a Khattabi tradition, the Umm Al-kitab (Mother of the book) transmitted by the Ismailiyyah of Badakhshan, is clearly a late adaptation of non-Ismaili material.

With the backing of the tribe of the Banu Yam they ruled Najran independently. The Ismailis comprehend Islam through the guidance of the Imam of the time, who is the inheritor of the Prophet's authority, and the trustee of his legacy.

The principal function of the Imam is to enable the believers to go beyond the apparent or outward form of the Revelation in search of its spirituality and wisdom. According to the Ismailis. The History of Nizari Isma'ilism from the founding of Islam covers a period of over years.

It begins with Muhammad's mission to restore to humanity the universality and knowledge of the oneness of the divine within the Abrahamic tradition, through the final message and what the Shia believe was the appointment of Ali as successor and guardian of that message with both the spiritual and.

Ismaili Studies represents one of the most recent fields of Islamic Studies. Much new research has taken place in this field as a result of the recovery of a large number of Ismaili texts.

Ismaili Literature contains a complete listing of the sources and secondary studies, including theses, written by Ismailis or about them in all major Islamic and European languages.5/5(1). Buy The Ismailis: An Illustrated History 01 by Farhad Daftary, Zulfikar Hirji (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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