Is Shia Muslim or non Muslim?

Is Shia Muslim or non Muslim?

Shia Islam is the second largest branch of Islam: as of the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century, Shia Muslims constituted 10–15% of all Muslims. Twelver Shia is the largest branch of Shia Islam, with 2012 estimates saying that 85% of Shias were Twelvers.

Do Shias and Sunnis go to the same mosque?

Yes. Sunnis generally “go to mosques”. Yes. Shi’as go to Mosques (Masjid) as other Muslims do.

Is Iran a Shia or a Muslim?

According to some surveys, almost all of Iran’s 82,000,000 people are Muslim, with 90% of those being Shi’a, almost all of these from the Twelver sect. Another 10% are Sunni, most of them Kurds, Achomis, Turkmens, and Baluchs, living in the northwest, northeast, south, and southeast.

Why are tattoos bad?

A variety of health effects can result from tattooing. Because it requires breaking the skin barrier, tattooing carries inherent health risks, including infection and allergic reactions. The wide range of pigments currently used in tattoo inks may create unforeseen health problems.

Are there any Sunni Muslims that are Shia Muslims?

Shia Muslims all hate Sunnis or other non-Shia Muslims. The reality however is that there are numerous countries in which Shia and Sunni Muslims live side by side in peace and harmony: Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, and others. There are Sunni and Shia marriages, friendships, coworkers, and children.

Are there any Shia Muslims who do not pray to God?

1. Shia Muslims don’t pray to God. This may come as a surprise, but there are a shockingly high amount of Muslims who have somehow been convinced that Shia Muslims do not pray to God (Astaghfirullah), and instead pray to Imam Ali or Imam Hussein or somehow do not pray to any entity at all. This is completely false.

What are the most common misconceptions about Shia Muslims?

This is one of the most common misconceptions, and is used as an attack on Shia Muslims when it is absolutely not true. The five daily prayers that all Muslims perform is a requirement, and is a devotional form of love and respect to God. Shia Muslims pray the required five prayers a day.

Who are the Shia Muslims after the death of Muhammad?

Shia Muslims believe that following the Prophet Muhammad’s death, leadership should have passed directly to his cousin and son-in-law, Ali bin Abu Talib.

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