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The Shrine and Cult of Mu"in al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University South Asian Studies)

by P. M. Currie

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Islam,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • ASIA,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Islam - History,
  • Religion / Islam / History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9857282M
    ISBN 100195683293
    ISBN 109780195683295

      Many Muslims believe that Moinuddin Chisti was Muhammad’s direct descendant and it was on his request (Muhammad came to his dream) he went to India. He reached Ajmer in via Lahore and stayed there till his death in AD. His shrine was bui. PM Currie was educated at Cambridge and Oxford where he gained a doctorate on Islam in India, published as The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University Press, ; re-issued and ). He has also contributed to the new edition of The Encyclopaedia of Islam published by Brill.

    Buy Dissident Irish Republicanism by Max Taylor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). 1 See Haeri, The Elements of Sufism, , esp. Chapter , according to Trimingham, the Chishti order is founded by Mu’in al-Din Hasan Chishti from Sijistan. He died in Ajmer in / See Trimingham, J. Spencer, The Sufi Orders in Islam (Indonesian version: Madzhab Sufi, pp). 2 See Chishti, The Book of Sufi Healing (Indonesian version: Penyembuhan Cara Sufi, pp. xii-xv).

      P.M. Currie was educated at Cambridge and Oxford where he gained a doctorate on Islam in India,published as The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University Press, ; re-issued and ). He has also contributed to the new edition of The Encyclopaedia of Islam published by Brill. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at /5(6). Quoted in P.M. Currie, The Shrine and Cult of Mu‘in al-Dîn Chishti of Ajmer, OUP, p. But in the second half of the twelfth century A.D., we find a new type of Muslim saint appearing on the scene and dominating it in subsequent centuries.


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The Shrine and Cult of Mu"in al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University South Asian Studies) by P. M. Currie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Presents a study of the life of the revered Sufi mystic Mu'in al-Din Chishti. This book places the saint in a historical context, pointing to his social and cultural importance in the subcontinent, and also traces the history of the shrine at Ajmer.

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About the Book:The reissue of this classic on Shaykh Mu'in al-din Chishti, one of the most revered mystics of the Indian subcontinent, has been long awaited. Currie places him in a historical context, pointing to his social and cultural importance and also traces the history of the shrine at Ajmer in Rajasthan, an important centre of pilgrimage even today.

This well written and researched classic will appeal to all visitors to Chishti's dargah. Students and scholars of religion, Islamic studies, history, and philosophy will find it a valuable addition to their repertoire."--BOOKP.

is the author of 'Shrine And Cult of Mu'in Al-din Chishti of Ajmer ', published under ISBN. Buy The Shrine and Cult of Mu'in Al-din Chishti of Ajmer by P. Currie from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Contents: Contents Acknowledgements Preface Introduction Dargah Khawaja Sahib Rituals and Customary practices at the Dargah of Ajmer The Hindus and the Dargah of Ajmer The Khadim Community Dargah of Ajmer during the medieval Indian A Historical Perspective A critique of P M Currie The Shrine and Cult of Muin al din chsiti of Ajmer Roshini Karka.

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Chishtī Muʿīn al-Dīn Ḥasan Sijzī (– CE), known more commonly as Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī or Moinuddin Chishti or Khwājā Ghareeb Nawaz, or reverently as a Shaykh Muʿīn al-Dīn or Muʿīn al-Dīn or Khwājā Muʿīn al-Dīn by Muslims of the Indian subcontinent, was a Persian Muslim preacher, ascetic, religious scholar, philosopher, and mystic from Sistan, who eventually Born: AH / CE, Herat, Afghanistan.

About Shykh Mu‘in al-Din Chisti of Ajmer (Rajasthan) (d. AD ). Amir Khwurd: Siyaru’l-Auliya. Cited in P.M. Currie, The Shrine and Cult of Mu‘in al-Din Chishti of Ajmer, OUP,p. The Chishtiyya school was foisted on India by Muin-ud-din who had settled down in Ajmer before the Second Battle of.

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He has also contributed to the new edition of The Encyclopaedia of Islam published by Brill. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Pages: Shaikh Mu’in Al-din Chishti was born in Sijistan, an eastern province of Persia, and was forced out of his town by invasions and then he moved and settled in Ajmer, India.

He studied in a variety of prestigious Islamic Colleges in Baghdad, Samaqand, Tbriz and Bukhara where he mastered a number of languages, phylosophys, laws, and ethics.

In this groundbreaking work, leading scholars and experts set out to explore the utility of the concept of affordance in the study and understanding of terrorism and political violence. Affordance is a concept used in a variety of fields, from psychology to artificial intelligence, Pages: The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-Din Chishti of Ajmer.

Delhi: Oxford University Press. Digby, Simon. ‘The Sufi Shaykh as a Source of Authority in Medieval India’. Purushartha 9: 55– ——— ‘The Sufi Shaikh and the Sultan: A Conflict of Claims to Authority in Medieval India’.

Iran 71– Eaton, Richard M. P.M. Currie was educated at Cambridge and Oxford where he gained a doctorate on Islam in India,published as The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University Press, ; re-issued and ).

He has also contributed to the new edition of The Encyclopaedia of Islam published by Brill. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Format: Paperback. Currie, P.M. () The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-Din Chishti of Ajmer. Delhi: Oxford University Press. Digby, Simon () ‘ The Sufi Shaykh as a Source of Authority in Medieval India ’.

Purushartha, 9: 55– Digby, Simon () ‘ The Sufi Shaikh and the Sultan: A Conflict of Claims to Authority in Medieval India ’. Iran, Ajmer was the center of endless disputes in the mid-eighteenth century, but stability returned when it was annexed by Scindia of Gwalior in It remained in his hands until it was ceded to the British government in The turbulent history of Ajmer is a factor in the growth of its shrine.

Aquil, Raziuddin (a) ‘ Miracles, Authority and Benevolence: Stories of Karamat in Chishti Sufi Literature of the Delhi Sultanate ’. In Anup Taneja (ed.), Sufi Cults and the Evolution of Medieval Indian Culture (pp.

– 38). Delhi: ICHR and Northern Book Centre. Google ScholarCited by: 2. India from Iraq. In Nizam al-Din and his family moved to Delhi, where they suffered even worse poverty for four years.

Soon after this, he began to visit the aged Chishti shaikh, Farid al-Din (), in Ajodhan. Farid al-Din had been appointed head of the order by Khwaja Qutbu al-Din Bakhtiyar (d. ), the successor to Muin al-Din. P.M. Currie was educated at Cambridge and Oxford where he gained a doctorate on Islam in India,published as The Shrine and Cult of Muin al-din Chishti of Ajmer (Oxford University Press, ; re-issued and.Ajmer Sharif Dargah relates to Hazrat Khawaja Moin Ud din Chishti (from to ) even known as Khawaja Gharib Nawaz, was an imam, Islamic scholar and philosopher from south asia.

Khawaja Moin Ud din Chishti (r.a) introduced and established the Chishti order of Sufism in the Indian sub-continent. Panting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, allegorical outdoor scene of a gathering of holy men, probably near the shrine of Mu'in al-Din Chishti in Ajmer.

An assembly of dervishes watch the celebration of the Zikr, or whirling dance, on the plinth of a building.