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|Featured In||Mistborn Era 1|
Founding and Growth
Jaism was founded by a single man whose name was lost to history. His followers called him "The Ja". The Ja was skilled at preaching discord, and for that he was murdered by a local king. However, this only served to increase his following, and his believers became particularly zealous.
Jaists believed "that they earned happiness proportional to their overt devotion, and they were known for frequent and fervent professions of faith". People outside the faith became frustrated even speaking to Jaists, since they added the phrase "Praise the Ja" to the end of nearly every sentence. Jaism's overall popularity is not known, nor whether it was limited to certain regions of Scadrial.
Eradication by the Lord Ruler
After the Ascension of the Lord Ruler, not a single Jaist would accept the Lord Ruler as a deity. The Lord Ruler therefore had the Steel Ministry kill every last adherent of Jaism. Jaists were not difficult for the Ministry to find, as they did not hide their religion despite the threat of death.
During the Final Empire, Jaism was included in the Terris Keeper Sazed's Portfolio of Religions. Sazed mentioned Jaism to Kelsier when the latter asked to hear about a religion with power. Sazed recognized that while Kelsier might appreciate the brashness of Jaists, their theology was too simplistic for him.
|Mistborn Era 1|
The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages
|Characters||Vin · Kelsier · Sazed · Elend Venture · Marsh · Spook · Breeze · Ham · Clubs · Dockson · Straff Venture · Zane · Ashweather Cett · Tindwyl · Allrianne Cett · TenSoon · Yomen · Quellion · The Lord Ruler · Alendi · Kwaan|
|Places||Final Empire · The Dominances · Luthadel · Kredik Shaw · Pits of Hathsin · Kandra Homeland · Urteau · Fadrex City · Tathingdwen|
|Ethnicities and Species||Skaa · Nobles · Terrismen · Inquisitors · Koloss · Kandra · Mistwraiths · Southern Scadrians|
|Organizations||Skaa rebellion · Steel Ministry · Keepers (the Synod) · Worldbringers|
|Mythology||The Deepness · Terris Prophecies · Well of Ascension|
|Era 1 books||Mistborn: The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages |
(The Eleventh Metal · Mistborn: Secret History)
|Era 2 books||The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal |
(Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania)
|Shards||Preservation · Ruin · Harmony|
|History||Classical Scadrial · Final Empire · Catacendre · Elendel · Southern Scadrian|
|Magic||Metallic Arts (Allomancy, Feruchemy, Hemalurgy) · Metalborn · Mistborn · Misting · Savant · Ferring · Twinborn · Compounding · Atium · Lerasium · Ettmetal|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|