Conversions and shifting identities: Ramdev pir and the Ismailis in Rajasthan
Using A Combination Of Ethnographic Data Based On The Description Of Shrines And Rituals And Of Popular Literature, This Book Seeks To Investigate Hindu `Folk` Traditions In Rajasthans In Rajasthan (Especially Cults Associated With Ramdev, Jambha, Jasaath, Ali Mata), Where The Presence Of Muslim Elements In Conspicious. The Study Opens Up New Research Prospects Which Are Likely To Alter The General Landscape Of Its Major Themes: Rajasthan, Popular Religion, Ismailism And Beyond.
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According Aipanthi Alamut ascetics ascribed bhajans bhakti Bichun Bilara Bishnoi Brahmanical caste century ceremony Chapter claim connected converted crores cult Daftary dargdh devotees devotional songs dhuni disciples fact famous gaddi ginans gindnic gindns Gohil Gokuldas Gujarat guru hagiography Hindu Hinduism identity Imam Imamshahi incarnation Islamic Ismaili Pirs Ismaili tradition Ivanow jama Jambha Jasnathi Jogis Junjala Kabir Kamads Khan Khivan Khojas legend lineage mahant Mallani Mallinath Mata Meghri Meghvals mentioned missionary motif movement Muhammad Multan Muslim Nanak Nanji Nanjiani Nath Sampraday Nikalank avatar Nizari dawa Nizari Ismaili Nizari Pirs Nizari tradition Nizarpanthi original Panth phenomenon Pir Sadruddin Pir Shams Punjab Rajasthan Rajput Ramdeora Ramdev Ramdev tradition Ransi referred reHinduized religious Rishi ritual ruler sacred Sadruddin saint Samas samddhi Satgur Sayyids sect Shackle and Moir Shah Shia Shiva shrine Siddhs Sikh subcontinent Sufi Sufism Sunni syncretism Tantric Tanwar taqiyya temple term Twelver untouchables various village Vishnu worship yogis