The Islamic syncretistic tradition in Bengal

by Asim Roy

Publisher: Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 310 Downloads: 207
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Places:

  • India,
  • Bengal

Subjects:

  • Islam -- India -- Bengal -- History.

Edition Notes

StatementAsim Roy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP63.I42 B426 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3185437M
ISBN 100691053871
LC Control Number83042574

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Rabindranath Tagore’s Syncretistic Philosophy and the Persian Sufi Tradition* Leonard Lewisohn Preface Rabindranath Tagore () has been praised by a number of Bengali Muslim authors for his sympathetic portrayal of Islamic concepts and ideals, and it is well known. Muslims in Bengal constitute a distinct ethnic group in terms of language, culture and history. After the Arabs, Bengali Muslims constitute the second largest Muslim ethnic group in the world. This article is based on a historical and ethnographic study of an Islamic reform movement that Author: Aditya Ranjan Kapoor. In The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal (), Asim Roy cogently demonstrated how medieval Muslim mystics converted Bengali Muslims by fusing the Islamic faith with native myths and.   Taṣawwuf is the mystical dimension of Islam, known as Ṣūfīsm in the Western language. Grounded in the esoteric and underlying meaning of some passages of the Qur’ān and corroborated by the ḥadīth, taṣawwuf was institutionalized in the eighth century, and therefore, its essence lies in the Islamic tradition. Knowingly or unknowingly, a large number of Islamic communities across.

The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal (Princeton Legacy Library) by Asim Roy Hardcover. $ $ Usually ships within 1 to 3 months. Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities. the largest group in Bengal perpetuating this form of ÔIslamic syncretistic traditionÕ, to use Asim RoyÕs p h r a s e. 1 In the complex picture of present-day reli-gious politics of East and West Bengal, and in the context of Bangladesh as the second largest Muslim country in the world, these Fakir seem, somewhat. Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal, pp – 24 Joya Chatterji, Bengal Divided: Hindu Communalism and Partition, – (London: Cambridge University Press, ),Author: Akhtar Hossain.   (1.) Asim Roy, The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition of Bengal (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, ), and Richard M. Eaton, The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, (Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press, ). RACHEL FELL MCDERMOTT BARNARD COLLEGE.

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We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   As Asim Roy has explained in his book The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal (Princeton, ), eventually the tombs of pir leaders became the nerve centers of Bengali Islam and the institutional foundation for one of the Muslim world’s most remarkable syncretistic traditions.

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Overview. Aims and Scope. Asim Roy argues that Islam in Bengal was not a corruption of the "real" Middle Eastern Islam, as nineteenth-century reformers claimed, but a valid historical religion developed in an area. *Prices in US$ apply to orders placed in the Americas only.

Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated). In Bengal the syncretic tradition is mainly evident in rural areas but there are a few dargahs in the cities and towns which are frequented even by the Hindus.

The dargah of Moula Ali, for instance, in Calcutta is believed to be frequented more by the Hindus than the Muslims. The most famous syncretic ritual of West Bengal is perhaps the 'Saty. Books 1. The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal Asim Roy. Asim Roy argues that Islam in Bengal was not a corruption of the "real" Middle Eastern Islam, as nineteenth-century reformers claimed, but a valid historical religion developed in an area totally different from the Middle.

On the other hand, there are scholars like Asim Roy (Author: The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal) contending an ‘Islamic syncretistic tradition’ from the large body of Muslim kavya poets acting as ‘cultural mediators’. They had a deep sense of obligation towards the masses of the believers, with their specific needs and demands.

The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal You are here. UTAS Home ; Research ; eCite ; Item; Citation. Roy, A, The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal, Sterling Publishers, New Delhi ISBN () [Authored Research Book]Cited by: Islam is the largest religion practised by Sylhetis.

Sunni Islam is the largest denomination with majority following the Hanafi school of law although some also follow the Shafi'i and Hanbali madhhabs. There are significant numbers of people who follow Sufi ideals similar to the Barelvis, the most influential is the teachings of Abdul Latif of Fultoli, Zakiganj – a descendant of Shah Kamal.

Roy A, 'The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal', Sterling Publishers, New Delhi ISBN () [Authored Research Book] Roy A, 'The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal', Princeton University Press, Princeton, pp. ISBN () [Authored Research Book]. To some extent these elements drew upon a high tradition of pre-Islamic Buddhist architecture in Bengal; and to some extent they drew upon local, folk idioms of household construction, most importantly the thatched hut.

Both, in any case, were firmly rooted in Bengal’s indigenous cultural traditions (Sanyal, p. ; Hasan, pp. To my knowledge, this is only the second book-length study of the literature (not including discussions in text editions) published to date, following Ashim Roy's The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ).

Of course, there were numerous factors involved in the Islamisation of Bengal which occurred over two main historical phases and which are clearly reflected in the Muslim Bengali literature: the development of a syncretistic tradition from the sixteenth century, followed by a pan-Islamic reaction in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Asim Roy, The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal, page The esoteric identity and importance of the Perso-Arabic letter, mim, and its Bengali equivalent, ma, were stressed. The letter, when added to Ahad, made Ahmad and Muhammad as well.

This book is based upon the Ahadith of our Prophet which have been the sources of Islamic Jurisprudence. All seven books are enclosed in a beautiful polyester zipper case (standard edition). Tauhid (Oneness of Allah) is the basis of the Islamic Rating: % positive.The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition of Bengal.

Princeton, Princeton, A marvelous study of the cultural mediators who restored cultural continuity between the Islamic great and little traditions and the Hindu tradition, e.g., Muhammad is Krsna; Fatima is shakti; and creation resulted from Muhammad's drops of perspiration.

In this book also he has supported the contention that the Muslims of East and North Bengal are mostly converts from Buddhists. (Similar to Theory 2) He has commented upon the absence of recorded history of Bengalis in the period between the decline of Buddhism in India and the coming of Sufi saints to Bengal.