Browsing: Faith

Detailed narratives about the diversity of religions and practices. This section has exhaustive reportage on the evolution and history of faiths and their interaction with the politics and the governance of the place.

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Kashmir’s First Preacher

In this brief write-up, Dr Darakhshan Abdullah offers an idea about Islam’s emphasis on preaching while offering basic details about…

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Business of Death

Unlike most of the Muslim societies, the death in parts of Kashmir triggers a protracted commercial exercise that involves a…

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The Bilirubin Bub

Faith healing is a scientifically accepted way-out. In Srinagar outskirts lives Abdul Qadir who treats more than 15000 patients a…

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Burdened Backs

As the season’s incident free Amarnath Yatra came to a close with nearly three lakh pilgrims paying their respects at…

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Taking Quran to Dogras’

Amid tensions across J&K, there is one great development: the Quran is finally having a Dogri translation and it will…

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Not In Good Faith

The ground zero debates dominating the spaces of faith and belief indicate divisions and sub-divisions of a society that was…

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Untouchability Reforms in J&K

A BJP lawmaker funding upper caste crematoriums and more recently the Jammu University faculty getting invitations with their category mentioned…

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Shared Motherhood

When a couple that had stayed put at the peak of migration of Kashmiri Pandits, died between a year, the…

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Sanctum Security

Part of the faith heritage, shrines help decipher Kashmir’s historic and socio-economic narrative. In twenty-first century, a shrine is lost…

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Arzan Kakh

Pandits left and kept their keys with Muslims. Pandits who stayed back died and were cremated by Muslims. This all…

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Surviving A Genocide

The perilous journey of Rohingya Muslims from hostile Burma to Kashmir is literally drenched in blood. Two Kashmiri journalists offer…

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