Sacred Footsteps

023 Islam in the Caucasus: Sufi Tariqahs, Imam Shamil and Resistance Through Dhikr

023 Islam in the Caucasus: Sufi Tariqahs, Imam Shamil and Resistance Through Dhikr

Muazzam is joined by journalist, producer and avid traveller, Salahuddin Mazhary. Salahuddin tells us about the history of Islam in the Caucasus, with a focus on Chechnya and Dagestan. He talks about the Sufi tariqas in the region and the role dhikr played in resisting the Russians. He also tells us about notable figures such as Imam Shamil and Kunta-haji and their legacies.

Duration: 43 min

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