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Why are Ismailis not Shia?

Nizari Ismailis claim that they are the ‘second-largest’ branch of Shia Islam. This claim however, is widely and almost unanimously rejected in the Shia circles and by all of the Shia scholars. Shia Islam consists mainly of the following: Twelvers (Athnā‘ashariyyah or Ithnā‘ashariyyah)l, also known as Jafaris Seveners (Shish Imimeyyah), also known as Ismailis Dawoodi … Continue reading