Mahdaviat

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Not to be confused with Mahdavi.

Mahdaviat (Persian: مهدويت‎) is a religious term in Shia translating to "Mahdiism" or "belief in the Mahdi". It may refer to

  • Mahdiism in Islam in general
  • the Mahdavia ("Mahdiist") sect established in India in the 16th century

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