Associations to the word «Shia»

Wiktionary

SHIA, noun. Alternative form of Shi'a
SHIA ISLAM, proper noun. (religion) (Islam) The second largest denomination of Islam that believe that Muhammad's son-in-law Ali was Muhammad's successor.

Dictionary definition

SHIA, noun. One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran.

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada