Mazar

Desert Mazâr in Context

Desert Mazâr in Context

Rahilä Dawut, Xinjiang University, China
Sanjyot Mehendale, University of California, Berkeley, United States
Alexandre Papas, CNRS, Paris, France
In this desert are many evil demons and hot winds; when encountered, then all [travelers] die without exception. There are no flying birds above, no roaming beast below, but everywhere gazing as far as the eye can reach in search of the onward route, it would be impossible to know the way but for dead men’s decaying bones, which show the direction.
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Mazar festivals of the Uyghurs: Music, Islam and the Chinese State

Mazar festivals of the Uyghurs: Music, Islam and the Chinese State

Mazar festivals of the Uyghurs: Music, Islam and the Chinese State
Authors: Rachel Harris & Rahilä Dawut
To cite this article: Rachel Harris & Rahilä Dawut (2002) Mazar festivals of the Uyghurs: Music, Islam and the Chinese State, British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 11:1, 101-118, DOI: 10.1080/09681220208567330
To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/09681220208567330
Published online: 31 May 2008
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Shrine Pilgrimage among the Uighurs

Shrine Pilgrimage among the Uighurs

Shrine Pilgrimage among the Uighurs
Author: Rahilä Dawut
Xinjiang University, Urumqi, China
Published: The Silk Road 6/2 (2009): 56-67

The practice of shrine pilgrimage has long been prominent on the global Islamic landscape. Its significance has been noted by many scholars (Hawley 1987; Werbner 2003; Kieckhefer and Bond 1990; Tyson 1997). People across the Islamic world go on pilgrimages to fulfill a wish expressed in the name of a saint or to seek the blessing of a particular shrine…
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The Ordam-Padishah-System of Eastern Turkistan Shrines

The Ordam-Padishah-System of Eastern Turkistan Shrines

The Ordam-Padishah-System of Eastern Turkistan Shrines
Author(s): Gunnar Jarring
Source: Geografiska Annaler , 1935, Vol. 17, Supplement: Hyllningsskrift Tillagnad Sven Hedin (1935), pp. 348-354
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. on behalf of Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography
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Stepping onto Sacred Ground: The Mazar in Uyghur day-to-day life

Stepping onto sacred ground: the mazar in Uyghur day-to-day life

Author: Patrick Hällzon
Keywords: Sacred space, Uighur (Turkic people), Muslims — China, Pilgrims and pilgrimages — Islam, Islamic saints, Everyday life, Islamic shrines, Gender, Women, Islam — Ritual, Healing, Festivals
Published: Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis, 2010-01-01
Hällzon, P. (2010). Stepping onto sacred ground: the mazar in Uyghur day-to-day life. Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis, 22, 87–121.
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