Ganga Jamuni: Silver And Gold: A Forgotten Culture by Naz IkramullahGanga Jamuni: Silver And Gold: A Forgotten Culture by Naz Ikramullah

Ganga Jamuni: Silver And Gold: A Forgotten Culture

byNaz Ikramullah

Book & Toy | October 15, 2013

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This book has resulted from the author's response to what she believed to be an assault, about ten years ago, on her Muslim cultural identity.

It is important to understand at the very outset that this book cannot encompass the vast diversity of India, or Pakistan, or Bangladesh. India is the counry where Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism were born.To India fled the Zoroastrians from Persia (Iran) to escape persecution after the advent of Islam in that country. Christians have also lived in India from about 50 AD, a time which precedes the coming of Jesuit priests to Emperor Akbar's court and of Christian missionaries in the wake of the East India Company and the British Empire in India. 

This book is more concerned with the shared culture of Hindus, who were in India before the Muslims came there, first as traders and later as invaders, and the Muslims who stayed and became a part of India.
Naz Ikramullah was born in London, England, and studied at the Byam Shaw School and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. Later, in Karachi, Pakistan, she studied etching with Michael Ponce de Leon, visiting artist from the Pratt Institute, New York.Naz has held several group and solo exhibitions in Ottawa, Mumbai, Delhi, Karachi, Am...
Title:Ganga Jamuni: Silver And Gold: A Forgotten CultureFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:66 pages, 9.25 × 7.25 × 0.6 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:Bayeux Arts Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:189741174X

ISBN - 13:9781897411742

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Table of Contents

I.   Historical Background
II.  Religion: Sufi Thought / Bhakti Thought and its Influence on South Asia's Culture
III. Music, Painting, Architecture and Literature
     Architecture: The Impact of the Islamic Concept on Indian Monuments and Palaces  
IV. Cultural Fusion
      Weddings and Ceremonies
      Clothing and Jewellery
      Objects and Artifacts
      Songs and Dances
      Early Education
      Other Hindu Traditions Shared
      Colours and Symbols
      Old Games, New Names
V.  Contemporary Connections
DVD titled "Nur-e-Jahan" accompanies this book