Journals Higher Education

$22.00

Hardcover

23 May 2012

350 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199063079


Bookseller Code (06)

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At the Shrine of the Red Sufi

Five Days and Nights on Pilgrimage in Pakistan

Jurgen Wasim Frembgen

The annual festival celebrated in honour of Pakistan's most popular Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar is full of spiritual rapture, ecstasy, trance, magic and devotion. In his vividly written narrative the renowned anthropologist and Islamologist, Jurgen Wasim Frembgen, takes the reader along with him to experience this unique ritual event and spectacle with all the senses. Stefan Weidner, a renowned writer and expert on Islam, has judged this book [German language version] as "one of the most exciting reports we owe to German cultural anthropology in recent decades".

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