The Jama’at al Tabligh in Central Asia—a Mediator in the Recreation of Islamic Relations with the Indian Subcontinent

  • Bayram Balci
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It is well-known that post-Soviet Central Asia—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan—is going through a process of re-Islamization, driven by both local dynamics and foreign influences from the Middle East and Turkey. The Islam of the Indian subcontinent, although lesser known and not as powerful an influence, is nevertheless contributing significantly to this re-Islamization. It merits attention all the more as it represents a continuation of a rich relationship of exchange with the Indian subcontinent that has spanned centuries.


Legal Status Indian Subcontinent Muslim Community Central Asian Country Islamic Movement 
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