Hymns of Wisdom: The Ismaili Ginans of South Asia – Ali Asani

Ali Asani, professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures at Harvard University, introduces the ginans, hymns of wisdom of the South Asia’s Ismaili communities, and their most important themes, including their ritual and performative contexts and the manner these have been impacted by a variety of political, social, and religious influences in colonial and postcolonial South Asia. Filmed October 23, 2017

Source;Claremont McKenna College

Published on 3 Nov 2017

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