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By Deepra Dandekar,Torsten Tschacher

This booklet appears to be like on the examine of rules, practices and associations in South Asian Islam, as a rule pointed out as ‘Sufism’, and the way they relate to politics in South Asia. whereas the significance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been many times asserted, the explicit position performed by means of Sufism in contestations over social and political belonging in South Asia has now not but been totally analysed.

Looking at examples from 5 nations in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan), the booklet starts with a close advent to political matters over ‘belonging’ on the subject of questions pertaining to Sufism and Islam in South Asia. this can be with sections on generating and choosing Sufism; daily and Public different types of Belonging; Sufi Belonging, neighborhood and nationwide; and highbrow heritage and Narratives of Belonging. Bringing jointly students from assorted disciplines, the ebook explores the relationship of Islam, Sufism and the Politics of Belonging in South Asia. it's a huge contribution to South Asian reports, Islamic reviews and South Asian Religion.

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