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Ahl-i Ḥaqq
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Ahl-i Ḥaqq (people of the truth), a Persian religious sect with mystical leanings. Although some of their rites, ceremonies, scriptures and beliefs are deemed to be in conflict with orthodox and legal conceptions of Islam, the sect has flourished in various Musli…

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Masoud Jalali-Moqaddam, Masoud, Safvat, Dariush and Translated by Jawad Qasemi, “Ahl-i Ḥaqq”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0199>
First published online: 2015

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