Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 May 2011

350 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199060092

Bookseller Code (06)


From Restrained Indifference to Calculated Defiance

Chishti Sufis in the Sultanate of Delhi (1190-1400)

Tanvir Anjum

The book deals with the relationship of the political authorities with the Chishti Sufis, who believed in keeping a distance from the rulers, in the Sultanate of Delhi in pre-Mughal India. It explains how the state tried to seek their support, mostly for political purposes, and how the Chishtis defended their stance.


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