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First Online: April 21, 2003
Page Last Updated: January 10, 2018

Mahmud Gawan
Biography of 15th century Islamic educationist Mahmud Gawan of Bidar.
What is a Madrassah?
A Madrassah is an indigenous system of Islamic education prevalent in the medieval Islamic world. They were revived in the 20th century.

  • Indian Muslims -- There are 180 million practicing Muslims in India. A photographic exhibit depicting a cross section of Indian Muslim communities; includes pictures of Daldis, Navayatis, and Islamic mystics.
  • Islamic Heritage of India -- Some of India's most beautiful heritage is derived from the Muslims who invaded India. A pictorial exhibition of Islamic arts, paintings, and monuments.

Islamic Educational Institutions
The Madrassah

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