Examining the Ismaili Imams & the Bohras

By Ali Azhar Arastu - XKP

This publication has been divided into five segments which were additional divided into diverse parts.

The first section defines the which means of Shia and talks concerning the varied sects in the Shias and additional divides Ismailis and talks in regards to the sects inside them. It additionally discusses many of the Ismaili/Fatimid Imams (the Ismaili Imams after Imam al-Sadiq (as)[1] and it questions the authenticity of the Ismaili Imams and questions the actual fact in the event that they have been divinely appointed.

The moment phase of the publication bargains with the significance of following the appropriate chain and the necessity to keep on with the rightful Imams after the Holy Prophet (sawa)[2] additionally discusses the traditions of the Holy Prophet (sawa) concerning his successors (as) and his traditions relating to Imam al-Mahdi, the 12th Holy Imam (May Allah hasten his reappearance). additionally clarifies a few doubts that one could have concerning the occultation of Imam al-Mahdi (as).

The 3rd phase discusses approximately an excellent Imam and the features we must always anticipate from him after which addresses of the Ithna Ashari Imams after Imam al-Sadiq (as), their designation, what has been stated approximately them not just by way of Shias but in addition through Ahle Sunna.

The fourth phase offers with the impression of following the inaccurate chain and its results on their deeds. moreover, one of many Bohra Jurisprudential concerns (Bohra Calendar and the moon sighting) is scrutinized in detail.



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