Preface

viii

Introduction

 

Annemarie Schimmel  

Some Salient Features of Muslim Culture in the Deccan

11

Arthur F. Buehler   

Islamic Renewal Goes Transnational: The Collected Letters of Aµmad Sirhindī

24

Fateh Muhammad Malik

Shåh •usain and the Malåmatïya in the Punjab

38

Ute Falasch  

Badï³ al-Dïn Shåh Madår to Qåôï Shihåb al-Dïn Daulatåbådï: an Epistle

51

Jan-Peter Hartung  

Wahhåbïs and Anti-Wahhåbïs: 

Learned Discourse on Sufism in Contemporary South Asia

79

Hugh van Skyhawk  

Oral Traditions of Women at Sufi Shrines in the Deccan

109

Søren Christian Lassen 

Initiation and Discipleship in a Modern Indian Environment

129

 

Jürgen Wasim Frembgen  

Charisma and the Holy Fool:

Gul Mastån Båbå, the Enraptured, Saint of Udaipur

149

Hans Harder  

Shrine Veneration versus Reformism, Bengal versus Islam:

Perceptual Difficulties regarding Bengali Islam

179

Glossary of non-European Terms

197

List of Contributors

207

Index

201