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Horse of Karbala: Muslim Devotional Life in India

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Horse of Karbala is a study of Muharram rituals and interfaith relations in three locations in India: Ladakh, Darjeeling, and Hyderabad. These rituals commemorate an event of vital importance to Shia Muslims: the seventh-century death of the Imam Husain, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the battlefield of Karbala in Iraq. Pinault examines three different forms of ritua ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published February 3rd 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2001)
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