History of Islam in Baltistan starts with arrival of Hazrat Ameer Kabbir Syed Ali Hamadani (A legendary Sufi Saint of the Muslim History) from
Reverence to Hazart Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and 12 Imams are central to the Sofia Imamia Noorbakhshia belief. For Sofia Imamia Noorbakshia's, Hazrat Ali (A.S) is the first Imam and supreme Wali of God. The Kalima of Sofia Imamia Noorbakhshia is very detailed and consist of witnessing the belief upon Allah, Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H), Hazrat Ali (A.S), Hazrat Fatima (S.A), Hazrat Imam Hassan (A.S) and Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) thus making it different from Shia Kalima. Also, Sofia Imamia Noorbakhshia believe that 12th Hazrat Imam Mehdi (A.S) is in Occultation and will appear along with Hazrat Issa (A.S) before Qiyamat to eliminate injustice and bring the world back to the path of God.