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  • Abd al-Aziz, Shah (Biography)

    (d. 1824 ) Indian Islamic scholar and son of Shah Wali Allah (d. 1762 ), the foremost alim of eighteenth-century India. Prolific author of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd al-Samad (Biography)

    ( b. before 1517 ; fl. c. 1535 – 1600 ). Iranian miniature painter , calligrapher and courtier , active also in India. Trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abdullah, Sheikh Muhammad (Biography)

    (d. 1982 ) Kashmiri political leader, twice chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir State in India ( 1948 – 53 , 1975 – 82 ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abedin, Zainul (Biography)

    ( b. Kishorganj , East Pakistan [now Bangladesh] , 18 Nov. 1914 ; d. Dhaka , 28 May 1976 ). Bangladeshi painter and printmaker ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Abid (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1615 – 58 ). Indian miniature painter, son of Aqa Riza (i) and brother of Abu῾l-Hasan (ii) . Both his father ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu῾l-Hasan (ii) (Biography)

    ( b. 1588 ; fl. 1600 – 30 ). Indian painter . In 1619 the Mughal emperor Jahangir ( r. 1605 – 27 ) ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Accountability, Parliament, and Ijtihad (Primary Source)

    Pakistan was created in 1947 as a Muslim homeland for South Asians, but its founders disagreed whether the new nation should be organized democratically ...

    By: S. M. Zafar

  • ῾Adil Shahi (Subject Entry)

    Dynasty that ruled portions of southern India from 1489 to 1686 . I. Introduction . II. Family members . I. Introduction . The dynasty's ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Afghani, Jamal al-Din al- (Biography)

    ca. 1838 – 1897 Political activist Jamal al-Din al-Afghani was a political activist and writer, perhaps best known for his role in the Pan-Islamic ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Afghani, Jamal al-Din al- (Biography)

    (d. 1897 ) Thinker and political activist. Born and raised in Iran, although claimed to be of Afghan origin. Educated in Iran and Iraq. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Afghānī, Jamāl al-Dīn al- (Biography)

    Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī ( 1838 / 39 – 1897 ) was a writer and Pan-Islamist political activist. Controversial during his lifetime, al-Afghānī has become ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aga Khan (Biography)

    The Nizārī Ismāʿīlī imams since the time of Ḥasan ʿAlī Shāh ( d. 1881 ) have borne the title Aga Khan. The present imam, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aga Khan Foundation (Subject Entry)

    The Aga Khan Foundation is a private, nondenominational, philanthropic institution established in 1967 by the Aga Khan, the Ismāʿīlī imam, to put into practice ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Agha, Zubeida (Biography)

    ( b. Faisalabad , 1922 ; d. 1997 ). Pakistani painter . She introduced non-traditional pictorial imagery in Pakistan. She completed a degree in ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Agra (Image) Includes image

    1. Agra, Taj Mahal, 1631–48; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom; see Agra, §II, A ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Agra (Subject Entry) Includes image

    City and administrative seat of the district of the same name, in Uttar Pradesh, India. Situated on the Yamuna River in the fertile north ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Agriculture (Subject Entry)

    There are thirty-four countries with both significant agricultural sectors and majority Muslim populations. They form a broad band running from west to east across ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Ahl al-Quran (Subject Entry)

    Nineteenth-century Indian movement led by Abdullah Chakralavi . Advocated total reliance on the Quran as the perfect source of guidance. Taught that Muslims were ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahl al-Sunnah wa'l-Jamaah (Subject Entry)

    People of the Prophet's Way and the Community. Also known as Barelvis and Barelwis. Founded in northern India in 1880s, based on the writings ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahl-i Hadith (Subject Entry)

    Offshoot of nineteenth-century Indian Tariqah-i Muhammadiyyah movement. Tied to the tradition of Shah Wali Allah and the eighteenth-century Wahhabi movement. Favors direct use of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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