Mention the similarity between the philosophy of Kabir and Guru Nanak Dev.
Mention any two sources to know about Bhakti and Sufi traditions from 8th to 18th century.
Who were Alwars and Nayanars?
How did Karaikkal Ammaiyar become the greatest figure of Nayanar tradition?
Mention some ideas of Brahmanical system challenged by the Lingayats.
To what extent do you think the architecture of mosques in the subcontinent reflects a combination of universal ideals and local traditions?
Explain the meaning of Sufi Silsila.
Explain the features of Islamic religion which contributed to its spread through the subcontinent.
Mention any two universal architectural features of mosque.
Discuss the major beliefs and practices that characterised Sufism.
Discuss the ways in which the Alvars, Nayanars and Virashaivas expressed critiques of the caste system.
Examine how and why rulers tried to establish connections with the traditions of the Nayanars and the sufis.
Identify the relationship between the Sufis and the state from the eighth to the eighteenth century.
Identify the relationship between the Alvars and Nayanars of Tamil Nadu with the state from the eighth to the eighteenth century.
Explain the teachings of Kabir. How did he describe the ultimate reality through his poems?