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A knot of faith

Their firm belief that wishes are granted at shrines takes the form of a unique ritual. Devotees tie votives for…

Passing the body on

A Muslim undertaker Muhammad Yaseen Dar performed the last rites for Pandits at Batamloo crematory for almost a decade. Dar…

Those who stayed back

As New Delhi woos migrant Kashmiri Pandits back to Valley with financial packages,  those who stayed back through turbulent years …

Kashmir’s Grave World

Death doesn’t mean an end. There is an elaborate system of social stratification involving the burials that is an economy…

Ramadhan turnover

As prayers and penance take a priority in the holy month of fasting, the business too doesn’t take a backseat.…

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