13 contes du Coran et de l'Islam by Malek Chebel

By Malek Chebel

De los angeles naissance du Prophète Mahomet à son ascension au ciel, treize récits pour découvrir l'islam. Les figures les plus célèbres, Abraham ou Abou Bakr, y côtoient des personnages de contes comme Sindbad le Marin et son géant farceur. Tous ces récits ont en commun leur message, un message de lumière...

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By Malek Chebel

De los angeles naissance du Prophète Mahomet à son ascension au ciel, treize récits pour découvrir l'islam. Les figures les plus célèbres, Abraham ou Abou Bakr, y côtoient des personnages de contes comme Sindbad le Marin et son géant farceur. Tous ces récits ont en commun leur message, un message de lumière...

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In Syedna’s family and other particularly traditional households, the donation takes the form of a monthly goat sacrifice with the meat distributed to the poor. A couple experiencing fertility problems may even ask the da’i to suggest a day and time to attempt conception. M. on the fifth day of the month of Rajab. The use of astrology in determining auspicious times for many important actions dates back to the Fatimid era, and is regarded as different from Gujarati folk belief in universally aus picious days for certain activities.

Repression peaked in 1093/1683, tapered off the following two years when a massive famine drew Aurangzeb’s attention away from ideological concerns, but rose again in the last decade of the emperor’s reign. Systematic persecution eased with the decline of Mughal power, but Bohras continued to be subject to the whims of Sunni rulers and petty local ofhcials. A rare—almost unprecedented—instance of Bohra resistance occurred in 1730, when Sarbuland Khan attempted to squeeze more money from the Bohra community than even the lax standards of the time seemed to permit.

Twentieth-century references to Bohras almost in variably refer to the Nagoshis as “practically” extinct, but there does not seem to be any firsthand account of this group for at least a hundred years. The ultimate reference point for all twentieth-century citations is an 1899 gazetteer. so unless some researcher documents the present-day existence of Nagoshiyya, perhaps the subsect should be treated as historical rather than contemporary. Persecution under Aurangzeb Some repressive measures against Shi were reintroduced by Jehangir and Shah Jahan, but never on the scale of pre-Mughal oppression under the Gujarati sultans.

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