Ali Jan Damani: Aswari and Zahurat (Ginans)

 

The word “ginan” is a derivative of the Sanskrit term jnan which means knowledge or gnosis. In the context of the Ismaili Muslim community, the term is used for the community’s collection of oral tradition of gnostic and devotional hymns.

 

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