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A twist in the tale

 

My Interview conducted by Abdullah Khan for Earthen Lamp Journal:

ELJ: Tell us something about your journey from being a civil servant to a journalist and then to a writer of non-fiction books.

RR: It has been a mad, chaotic yet edifying journey. I have been a civil servant in Pakistan and then with the Asian Development […]

The tragic floods in Kashmir and Jingoism

September 14th, 2014|Extremism, India, Indo Pak peace, Pakistan, Politics, Storify|0 Comments

Women, pilgrimage and nation building in South Asian Sufism

Came across this interesting abstract of a paper entitled Beyond division: Women, pilgrimage and nation building in South Asian Sufism authored by Pnina Werbner. Can’t wait to read it.
Unlike other religious movements, Sufi orders rarely preach ideologies of either nationalism or religious nationalism. Sufi annual pilgrimages and festivals are open and inclusive: they cut […]

November 12th, 2010|SouthAsia, Sufism, women|3 Comments