conquest and community:the afterlife of warrior saint ghazi miyan

conquest and community the afterlife of warrior saint ghazi miyan Broadly about social and religious attitudes to Islam in north India Subject is Ghazi Miyan an Indo Islamic saint with both Muslim and Hindu followers Ghazi Miyan supposed to be nephew of infamous Ma

  • Title: conquest and community:the afterlife of warrior saint ghazi miyan
  • Author: Shahid Amin
  • ISBN: 9788125059677
  • Page: 391
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Broadly about social and religious attitudes to Islam in north India Subject is Ghazi Miyan, an Indo Islamic saint with both Muslim and Hindu followers Ghazi Miyan supposed to be nephew of infamous Mahmud of Ghazni Martyred in Bahraich in modern day UP in 1034 CE Worshipped across northern India but particularly at a famous dargah in Bahraich, UP Also has a big an Broadly about social and religious attitudes to Islam in north India Subject is Ghazi Miyan, an Indo Islamic saint with both Muslim and Hindu followers Ghazi Miyan supposed to be nephew of infamous Mahmud of Ghazni Martyred in Bahraich in modern day UP in 1034 CE Worshipped across northern India but particularly at a famous dargah in Bahraich, UP Also has a big annual fair dedicated to him which draws thousands of Hindus and Muslims This book studies written sources about Ghazi Miyan, in Persian, Urdu, Hindi and other regional languages folklore and songs and popular practices of worshipping Ghazi Miyan objections raised to the worship of Ghazi Miyan by both orthodox Hindus and Muslims Ghazi Miyan is portrayed as both foreign and Indian as both a Muslim jihadi who smashes Hindu idols and a savior of cows and brother to Hindu women Book explores the factors that contributed to the making of this hybrid figure and analyzes the complex nature of Indian syncretism About the AuthorSHAHID AMIN is former Professor of History at Delhi University and author of the award winning Event, Metaphor, Memory Chauri Chaura, 1922 1992.

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