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Place

Carla Bellamy

in The Powerful Ephemeral

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780520262805
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520950450 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520262805.003.0002
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This chapter introduces Husain Tekrī, which is a pilgrimage center composed of six shrines. It first describes the locale and the surrounding area of Husain Tekrī. It then relates it development, and studies its historical connection with the Khoja community. It studies the present administrative structure of Husain Tekrī and compares it to the previous administrative structure. Finally, the chapter discusses the origins of Husain Tekrī.

Keywords: Husain Tekrī; locale; development; historical connection; administrative structure; origins; Khoja community

Chapter.  8406 words. 

Subjects: Islam

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