The shrine dedicated to Hazrat Gaiban Shah Pir who is a Sufi saint is managed by a local Siddi family in Kurla. Seen here is the entrance of the shrine [ … ]
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Kamli Shah Dargah, Dadar, Mumbai
The entrance to the dargah of Hazrat Kamaluddin Shah Maghrebi
Shrine of Kamli Shah
The shrine dedicated to Kamli Shah in Dadar Mumbai is maintained by a Siddi family. Kamli Shah is a Siddi Sufi Saint who is believed to have come to Bombay [ … ]
Evening Rituals at the Parsi Chilla for Bava Gor
An offering of loban (incense) for the chilla dedicated to Bava Gor and his sister Mai Misra
A general store in Barkas, a suburban locality in Hyderabad that is the home of the Hadhrami community. The store various sells food, textiles, and other commodities from the Arab [ … ]
Sidi Chakda Rider, Gujarat
Most sidi men in Gir are employed as chakda riders. A chakda is a hybrid vehicle and the only mode of transportation for most of the villagers living in interior [ … ]
Jambur Village, Gujarat
Jambur is one of the biggest sidi village in Gujarat and has around four hundred sidi households.
Caretaker of the Bava Gor Chilla, Javantri
Ghafarbhai Mori the caretaker of the Bava Gor memorial shrine at Javantri Village. The modest shrine is located at his home.
Colorful Quilts, Javantri
Colorful handmade quilts dried in the sun at the sidi village of Javantri in Gujarat. Sidi women make colorful quilts out of old cloth and textile waste.
Sidi Quilter, Javantri
An elderly sidi quilter sorting out pieces of textiles for making a new quilt.