Conversions and shifting identities: Ramdev pir and the Ismailis in Rajasthan

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Manohar Publishers & Distributors, Jan 1, 2003 - Religion - 294 pages
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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