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Hazrat Ghaus Gwaliyari: Proponent of Shattari Sufism in India in the 16th century

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Gwalior’s Sufi mystic, musician and an epoch-making philosopher Muhammad Ghaus Gwaliyari left behind an indelible legacy of syncretic Indian culture in his literature. His spiritual insights guided the lives and thoughts of Indian Muslims over a thousand years and are glaring evidence of how Sufi mystics engaged with India’s cultural practices, not only with their participation …

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