Shia Muslims Advantages And Disadvantages

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2.0 Shia Muslims
Shia Muslims were developed in the 632 CE. They originated from the Middle East and had a wide range of followers at about 150,000,000 people. The Shia Muslims worship Allah. They refer to the Holy Quran also known as Nahjul Balagha . Shia Muslims are approximately 15% of the total Muslim population in the world. It has the greatest influence of 90% of Shia Muslims in Iran, but Shia are also the majority in Iraq, Bahrain, and Yemen . Today there are approximately 120 million Shia Muslims in the world.
The division between the Shia and Sunni is rooted in disputes over the proper succession of leadership after the death of the Prophet Muhammad .The Shia maintain that the rightful successor of the Prophet was his cousin and son-in-law,
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The term Shia is usually meant to be synonymous with the Jafaryia/Twelvers.
2.1 The Imams
The Imamate began with Ali, who is also accepted by Sunni Muslims as the fourth of the "rightly guided caliphs" to succeed the Prophet. Shia’s revere Ali as the First Imam, and his descendants, beginning with his sons Hasan and Husain, continue the line of the Imams until the Twelfth, who is believed to have ascended into a supernatural state to return to earth on judgment day.
Shias point to the close lifetime association of Muhammad with Ali. When Ali was six years old, he was invited by the Prophet to live with him, and Shias believe Ali was the first person to make the declaration of faith in Islam. Ali also slept in Muhammad's bed on the night of the hijra, or migration from Mecca to Medina, when it was feared that the house would be attacked by unbelievers and the Prophet stabbed to death. He fought in all the battles Muhammad did except one, and the Prophet chose him to be the husband of his favorite daughter,
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