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Conclusion The Powerful Ephemeral

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/9780520262805.003.0007
Conclusion The Powerful Ephemeral

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This chapter outlines the important points that have been made about the dargāh culture and its unique ability to facilitate healing. It now looks at the place of the dargāh culture in modern India and lists some of the factors that create the sense that a visit to the dargāh can connect a person with a cosmopolitan community. Finally, the chapter determines why Muslim saint shrines are considered powerful.

Keywords: dargāh culture; healing; modern India; cosmopolitan community; Muslim saint shrines

Chapter.  1879 words. 

Subjects: Islam

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