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Thejavikho Chase
    In one of his monographs on the Angami Nagas, J.H. Hutton mentions that 'an Angami can move through the jungle as silently as a leopard.' Such descriptions of the prowess of a Naga hunter can be attributed to both the stereotype of Nagas as warriors as well as real instances of the Nagas…
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Indian Folklife brings out original and unpublished research papers, and announcements in the discipline of Folklore. Indian Folklife is published quarterly by National Folklore Support Centre (NFSC), a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, registered in Chennai, dedicated to the promotion of…
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The journal Indian Folklife is published quarterly by India's National Folklore Support Centre. This is Serial 28, January 2008; on  Folklore and Environment.
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Yousuf Saeed
The following passages have been culled from the writings of various Sufis who practised in South Asia. They have been placed in no particular order.   Ali Hujwiri Data Ganj Bakhsh ‘Know that I have found this universe an abode of Divine mysteries, which are deposited in created things. Substances…
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Yousuf Saeed
Abbas, Shemeem Burney. 2002. The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India. 1st ed. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press.     Abdulhaq, Maulvi. 1995. Urdu ki Ibtedayi Nash-vo-numa mein Sufia-e Karam ka Kām, Delhi: Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu Hind.     Abu Abdullah…
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Sufism is a buzzword these days with thousands of people looking for solace in Sufi music and meditation etc. Naturally, the Internet is flooded with all sorts of information and resources about Sufism that are quite sought after. But not everything maybe relevant for our purpose. We make a…
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