Raḥmānīya

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Raḥmānīya. Muslim religious order (ṭarīqa), mainly in Algeria, named after its founder Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān (d. 1793 (AH 1208)). Originally a missionary in India for another order (Khalwatī), he received visions of the Prophet Muḥammad, which prompted him to claim immunity from hell for those who adhered to him and his way.