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Indian History Part 61 Section II: Sufism in India During the Sultanate

Canberra, 15 December 2017   It may not be incorrect to state that a large number of Muslims, perhaps even the majority, have very limited understanding of the theological underpinnings of their faith. This reality was as true in medieval times as it is now, not only in the Indian sub-continent but also across all […]

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Indian History THE GHAZNAVIDS Section I: Years of Uncertainty

  Canberra, 22 February 2016 Sultan Mahmud’s death brought about a bitter struggle for succession between two of his sons. Towards the end of his reign, Mahmud had divided his kingdom between these two sons—giving control of the Ghazni and the country of Hind, or the Indian provinces of the kingdom, to Muhammad; and Khorasan, […]

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