Four Doors

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Part of a series on Nizari-Ismāʿīli Batiniyya, Hurufiyya, Kaysanites and Twelver Shī‘ism

Shīʿah Batin’iyya

ALEVISM

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Beliefs

Allah · Haqq-Muhammad-Ali
Prophet Muḥammad ibn `Abd Allāh
Muhammad-Ali  · Islamic prophet
Quran  · Zahir  · Batin  · Buyruks
Shari’a · Tariqat · Haqiqa · Marifat
Wahdat al-wujud (Sufi metaphysics)
Baqaa · Fana · Haal · Ihsan · Kashf
Nafs · Al-Insān al-Kāmil · Lataif
Four Doors · Manzil · Nûr · Sulook
Yaqeen · Poetry · Cosmology
Philosophy · Psychology

The Twelve Imams

Ali  · Hasan  · Husayn
al-Abidin  · al-Baqir  · al-Sadiq
al-Kadhim  · ar-Rida  · al-Taqi
al-Naqi  · al-Askari  · al-Mahdi

Practices

Zakat  · Zeyārat  · Taqiyya
Ashura  · Hıdırellez  · Nowruz
Mawlid  · Düşkünlük Meydanı
Fasting  · Müsahiplik  · Music

Leadership

Dedes · Murshid · Pir · Rehber
Babas · Dergah · Jem · Cemevi

Crucial figures and influences

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid  · Fatimah
Khidr  · Salman al-Farisī  · al-Qarni
Jābir ibn Hayyān  · Misrī  · Bastāmī
Al-Hallaj  · Kharaqānī · Hamadānī
Yasavī  · Gilānī  · Rifā'ī  · ʿArabī
Qutb ad-Dīn Haydar  · Ahi Evran
Hajji Bektash  · Jalāl ad-Dīn Rūmī
Qunawī · Tāj al-Dīn · Sarı Saltuk
Yunus Emre  · Safī Al-Dīn Ardabilī
Nāimī  · Sadr al-Dīn Mūsā  · Nasīmī
Ni'matullāh Walī (Nūr'ūd-Dīn Kermānī)
Sheikh Junāyd  · Sheikh Haydar
Sultân Ali Mirza Safavī  · Khatā'ī
Kaygusuz Abdal  · Otman Baba
Balım Sultan  · Gül Baba  · Fuzûlî
Alians  · Demir Baba · Arabati Baba
Pir Sultan Abdal  · Kul Nesîmî

Related Muslim Tariqah

Malāmat'īyyah · Qalāndār'īyyah
Qadir'īyyah · Akbar'īyya · Rifa'īyya
Uwaisī · Naqshband'īyyah Owais'īyyah
Mawlaw'īyya · Zahed'īyya · Safāv'īyya
Khalwat'īyyah · Bayram'īyyah · Jelvetī
Bābā'īyyah · Ḥurūf'īyya · Nuqṭaw'īyya
Alians · Bektashī folk religion · Çepnī
Bektash'īyyah · Jelāl'īyya · Ni'matullāhī
Harabat'īyyah · Nurbaksh'īyya · Galibī

Alevi history

Umayyads  · Abu Muslim al-Khorasani
Abbasids  · Bābak Khorram-Dīn
Gıyaseddin Keyhüsrev II  · Baba Ishak
Bayezid Walī  · Persecution of Alevis
Şahkulu Rebellion  · Şahkulu Baba
Battle of Çaldıran  · Yavuz Selim
Abaza rebellion  · Kuyucu Murad Paşa
The Auspicious Event  · Mahmud II
Koçgiri Rebellion  · Dersim Rebellion
Seyid Riza  · Dersim Massacre
Maraş Massacre  · Çorum Massacre  · Sivas massacre

Other influential groups

Ismā'īlīya · Alavī Bohra · Nizārī Ismā'īlī
Nusayr'īyya · Durūzī · Khurrām'īyyah
Kızılbaş · Bábísm · Bahá'ís · Yazdanī
Yâresân · Êzidî · Yazidī · Sabians
Sabians of Harran · Luvian mythology
Chinarism · Gnosticism · Nabataeans
Mazdaism · Mazdakism · Zurvanism
Zerdust · Mandaeism · Manicheism
Shaman · Tengriism · Panentheism

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SAFAVID INFLUENCES IN IRAN

Safavid Conversion of Iran from
Sunnism to Shiism

Shia in Persia before Safavids
Shiism in Persia after Safavids

Shi'a states in Persia before Safavids

Justanids  · Alavids  · Buyids
Hasanwayhids  · Kakuyids  · Alamut
Ilkhanids  · Jalayirids  · Chobanids
Injuids  · Sarbadars  · Kara Koyunlu

Shi'a states in Persia after Safavids

Afsharids  · Shakis  · Ganja
Karabakh  · Shirvan  · Zands
Qajar dynasty  · Pahlavi dynasty  · Iran

Four Doors refers to a concept in Alevism, and to a lesser extent in other branches of Islam such as Ismailism, that there are four paths to Allah, starting with Sharia, then to Tariqa, then to Marifa, then to Haqiqa.