Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore - Fabrizio M. Ferrari

Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore - Fabrizio M. Ferrari

Horses that Weep, Birds that Tell Fortunes: Animals in South Asian Muslim Ritual and Myth

Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore - Fabrizio M. Ferrari

David Pinault [+-]
Santa Clara University
David Pinault is an associate professor of religious studies at Santa Clara University. He received his Ph.D in Arabic and Islamic studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Horse of Karbala: Muslim Devotional Life in India (Palgrave), The Shiites: Ritual and Popular Piety in a Muslim Community (St. Martin’s) and Story-Telling Techniques in the Arabian Nights (Brill).

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In this chapter, the author discusses the presence of animals in South Asian Muslim sacred texts and rituals.

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Pinault, David . Horses that Weep, Birds that Tell Fortunes: Animals in South Asian Muslim Ritual and Myth. Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 147 - 165 Oct 2013. ISBN 9781908049599. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21379. Date accessed: 17 Oct 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21379. Oct 2013

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