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Piety on its knees : three Sufi traditions in South Asia in modern times

Author: Claudia Liebeskind
Publisher: Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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"In this study of religious change in South Asian Islam, Claudia Liebeskind examines the development of three sufi traditions in Awadh in the modern period. In considering the social, economic and spiritual settings of these traditions - Takiya Sharif, Kakori; the Khanqah Karimiya, Salon; and Haji Warith 'Ali Shah, Dewa - she demonstrates the workings of the saints' courts and the interaction between sufi saints and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Liebeskind, Claudia.
Piety on its knees.
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605550863
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Liebeskind
ISBN: 0195643097 9780195643091
OCLC Number: 39897688
Description: xv, 340 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Maps and Tables --
Abbreviations --
Note on Transliteration --
Introduction (starting p. 1) --
1 The Context: From Person-to-Person to Person-to-System (starting p. 7) --
2 The Context of Religious change (starting p. 30) --
3 Kakori: A Spiritual Tradition for the Service Classes (starting p. 47) --
4 Salon: A Spiritual Tradition for the Awadhi Countryside (starting p. 124) --
5 Dewa: A Spiritual Tradition Born in the Colonial Era (starting p. 177) --
6 Sufis and Spiritual Intervention in the Changing Uncertainties of Life (starting p. 224) --
7 Sufis and the Changing Ideological Environment (starting p. 251) --
Conclusion (starting p. 265) --
Appendices (starting p. 275) --
Glossary (starting p. 307) --
Note on the Sources (starting p. 315) --
Bibliography (starting p. 320) --
Index (starting p. 331)
Responsibility: Claudia Liebeskind.
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"In this study of religious change in South Asian Islam, Claudia Liebeskind examines the development of three sufi traditions in Awadh in the modern period. In considering the social, economic and spiritual settings of these traditions - Takiya Sharif, Kakori; the Khanqah Karimiya, Salon; and Haji Warith 'Ali Shah, Dewa - she demonstrates the workings of the saints' courts and the interaction between sufi saints and their constituencies."--Jacket.

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