Impact of Islam on Orissan Culture

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 Consisting of plurality of religions and cultures, Orissa has been the home of different traditions. It presents reconciliation, mutual exchange and peaceful co-existence. The advent of Islam in Orissa led to further changes in the socio-cultural fabric of Orissan society.       Tracing the advent and spread of Islam in Orissa, this book makes a comprehensive study of its impact on various aspects of Orissan society-religion, social set-up, literature, art and architecture, and economy. The role of Sufi saints and Bhakti poets towards creating harmonious relations between Hindus and Muslims has also been examined.

 

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Very well written book. Kudos to Mr. Yamin.

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Dr. Mohammed Yamin (b. 1971) is a faculty in History at C.J. Degree College, Borda, Kalahandi, Orissa. He has written extensively on the issues concerning history, culture and Sufi studies. His research papers have been published in various journals of repute. Also, he has participated in a good number of national and international seminars. He earned his Associate ship in Indian Institute of Advanced studies, Shimla.

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