Karbala and the Imam Husayn in Persian and Indo-Muslim literature – Schimmel

Thanks to a friend on Twitter I rediscovered this essay by the great Annemarie Schimmel which I had read in the pre-internet times. The…

Flames from that wine

I saw my Beloved wandering about the house: He had taken up a rebeck and was playing a tune. With a touch like fire…

Recollections of Annemarie Schimmel

Rehana Hyder writing for the Friday Times My first recollection of Annemarie Schimmel was as a teenager in Delhi in 1969, in the year…

This world without Dr. Annemarie Schimmel

Last year, I came across a Charles Homer Haskins lecture that Dr Annemarie Schimmel delivered in 1993. Aside from the amazing events and milestones…