Rituals and customs may express somehuman need or aspect of life. A varietyof beliefs underlines these rituals and practices. Some dieties were thought to be both benevolent and melavolent. Later then sufism entered the land, a lot of Darghas and Khanqas became important centres of woprship and pilgrimage, irrespective of caste, creed and race. This book will make a useful companion for the historians of medieval and modern Andhara, Anthropologists, Sociologists and to the general readers as well.
About the Author : Victor Babu is a graduate of Jawaharlal nehru University, New Delhi, and University of Hydrabad, Hydrabad. He is a reader, Dept. of History & Archaeology, Nagaland University, Kohima, Nagaland. His publication include : A companion to Ancient and Medieval Indian History, Reports of Missionaries as source for the reconstruction of Naga History, beliefs and practices, A perspective change among Nagas, Reorganization of Dobashis in Naga Hills.