Browsing: Kashmir shrines

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Sanctum Security

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

Faith

Godman’s Goose

In a dusky Pulwama hamlet residents invited a faith-healer, rehabilitated him and created a huge…

Faith

The Shrine Factor

An informal managerial arrangement at a Sufi shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar city which…

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Tempted Temporality

J&K has four Hindu Shrine Boards. Amidst fierce resistance to the idea of internal management…

Faith

Reliving Faith

The historic mosque of Khanqah-e-Mualla which was built by the son of Shah-e-Hamdam in the…

Cover Story Angry mob at Khanyar

Loss and Anger

An eyewitness account of the devastating fire at Khanyar last Monday in which the shrine…

Faith

The Exception

Shrines in Kashmir are regarded by many as places of worship, of hope and promise.…

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Wealth of Faith

Religious endowments and various Trusts managing them for the people of different faiths often function…

Faith

A knot of faith

Their firm belief that wishes are granted at shrines takes the form of a unique…