Abdal (Caste)

Abdal (Caste)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Abdal are Muslim community found in North India. They are a sub-group within the Faqir community. The Abdal are one of a number of Muslim semi-nomadic community, traditionally associated with begging at shrines of Sufi saints. They are likely to be a division of the Domba community. The word Abdal is the plural form of the Arabic word Abdul, which means slave or follower. According to the traditions of the Abdal, they acquired this name on account of the fact that they were followers of various Sufi saints.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Populpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136385724
  • 9786136385723