Muslim Shrines in India


Muslim Shrines in India: Their Character, History and Significance (Oxford India Paperbacks)

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Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   July 1, 1993
ISBN  0195631552
Pages  360

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Within the religious life of Indian Muslims, the dargah, or shrine, plays a central role. This book describes the location, architecture, rituals, and kinds of worship that occur in the country's major Muslim shrines. It also looks at the sorts of pilgrims that are drawn to the dargah, their aspirations, their faith, and their general social and religious outlook.

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