Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 7th
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How did it find its footing in India? - Social Science

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How did it find its footing in India?

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Sufism in India:

  • The advent of Suf is to India dates back to the Arab conquest of Sind.
  • It gained prominence in the 10th and 11th centuries during the reign of the Delhi Sultans.
  • Sufism adopted many native Indian concepts such as yogic postures, music and dance.
  • Sufism found adherents among both Muslims and Hindus.
  • Sufis in medieval India were divided into three major orders.
  • They were Chisti,suhrawardi and Firdausi.
  • Moinuddin Chishti made Chisti order popular in India.
  • His resting place is in the Ajmer Sharif Dargah in Ajmer, Rajasthan.
Concept: Sufism in India
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 7th Social Science Term 3 Answers Guide
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